Cigna Asks 3rd Circ. To Keep Coverage Suit In Arbitration

Law360, New York (September 20, 2013, 4:10 PM EDT) -- Cigna Health Corp. on Thursday told the Third Circuit that a district court had correctly sent to arbitration a suit by diagnostic testing companies that claim its decision to stop covering their services violated federal pension law, saying the ruling adhered to well-established Supreme Court precedent.

In a brief filed with the Third Circuit, Cigna said that the suit by CardioNet Inc. and Lifewatch Services Inc., which claim Cigna’s decision to stop covering their cardiac telemetry services violated federal pension and unfair competition laws, should be...
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