Hospital Settlement Attracts Scrutiny

Law360, New York (July 19, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Latino advocacy group continues to criticize Catholic Healthcare West a month after the hospital group announced a settlement agreement in a class action over alleged price gouging.

"We would be willing to support a settlement if some of these ridiculous barriers were removed, a fair pricing structure was included, and third-party verification and enforcement of the pricing plan were included,” said K.B. Forbes, executive director of the Consejo de Latinos Unidos. “If not, we will continue to vigorously oppose this deal until it utterly collapses."...
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