NJ Transit Dodges Health Benefits Reimbursement Suit

Law360, New York (October 28, 2013, 2:39 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Thursday dismissed New Jersey Transit Corp. from a breach of contract suit alleging health insurers and administrators wrongfully denied or underpaid reimbursement claims, saying NJ Transit is a state entity that cannot be sued in federal court.

Health care providers including NJSR Surgical Center LLC and New Jersey Spine & Rehabilitation PC launched suit alleging Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Inc. and others administered certain health plans governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and wrongfully...
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