UnitedHealth Can't Duck Chiropractor's Repayment Claims

Law360, New York (December 3, 2013, 2:22 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge ruled Monday that a chiropractor may pursue his overpayment allegations against UnitedHealth Group even though his patients are no longer insured by the company, saying the patients were still subject to the health insurer's overpayment recoupment procedures.

UnitedHealth stands accused of retroactively reducing the amount of money owed to chiropractors as reimbursement for their incurred expenses. The company claimed that one of the plaintiffs, Judson G. Sprandel II, lacks standing because it doesn't cover his patients anymore, but the court called...
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