Pa. Justices To Mull Providers' Insurance Dept. Billing Row

Law360, Philadelphia (February 13, 2014, 1:34 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed on Wednesday to consider whether the state’s Insurance Department had systematically overbilled health care providers over a three-year period to fund a statutory program offering excess coverage for medical malpractice claims.

The justices said they would rethink an August en banc ruling by the state’s Commonwealth Court which found that the department had failed to account for unspent balances when assessing health care providers’ annual contributions to the fund — which is set up under the state’s Medical Care Availability and...
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