Aetna Defeats NJ Hospital In $39M Reimbursement Dispute

Law360, New York (February 7, 2013, 8:52 PM EST) -- Aetna Health Inc. on Thursday won the dismissal of a $39 million suit filed against it from a hospital that alleged the insurer had underpaid it for services, after a New Jersey federal judge found the hospital lacked the standing to sue.

U.S. District Judge Stanley R. Chesler dismissed the suit filed by MHA LLC, the owner of Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center, which alleged Aetna had underpaid it for services based on rates the insurer negotiated with the hospital’s previous owner. MHA brought its complaint under...
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