11th Circ. Says No Claims Stated In Insurance Co. Suits

Law360, Los Angeles (November 5, 2013, 6:37 PM EST) -- The Eleventh Circuit ruled that the plaintiffs in a consolidated appeal failed to state a claim in class actions that alleged a group of insurance plan administrators wrongfully denied claims for new procedures called “manipulations under anesthesia,” affirming on Tuesday the lower court’s decisions.

The consolidated lawsuits were brought by a group of medical care providers against affiliates of United Healthcare, Aetna Inc., Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Inc., and Cigna Healthcare Inc., for their failure to pay benefits according to the terms of...
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