Cigna Seeks To Toss ERISA Action Over ACA Rebate Dodges

Law360, New York (March 1, 2013, 3:09 PM EST) -- Cigna Corp. and two medical cost management firms on Thursday asked a Florida federal judge to dismiss a putative class action accusing them of a conspiracy to help Cigna avoid paying Affordable Care Act-mandated rebates to patients, saying the plaintiff lacked standing to bring the suit.

According to Cigna, MRI Scan Center LLC lacks proof and standing under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act to bring its claims that the insurer breached its fiduciary duty when it allegedly lied to patients about fees paid to providers...
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