La. Blue Cross Will Temporarily Accept Federal HIV Funds

Law360, New York (February 25, 2014, 7:54 PM EST) -- Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Louisiana and two other health insurers assured a Louisiana federal judge on Tuesday that they would temporarily accept federal subsidies used by low-income HIV patients to pay for premiums ahead of a hearing in the proposed class action attacking their decision to reject the funds.

U.S. District Judge Brian A. Jackson instituted a temporary restraining order against BCBS of Louisiana, Louisiana Health Cooperative Inc. and Vantage Health Plan Inc. on Monday, preventing the companies from reversing their policies to accept...
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