Cigna Beats Class Action Over ACA Rebate Dodging

Law360, New York (May 07, 2013, 5:24 PM ET) -- Cigna Corp. and a medical cost management firm on Tuesday escaped a putative class action accusing them of a conspiracy to help Cigna avoid paying Affordable Care Act-mandated rebates to patients, after a Florida federal judge ruled the plaintiff didn’t have standing to bring the suit.

According to U.S. District Judge William P. Dimitrouleas, plaintiff MRI Scan Center LLC had no standing to bring its claims against Cigna and MedSolutions Inc. because it wasn’t a beneficiary under the disputed insurance plans and hadn’t been assigned broad...
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