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Harvard Pilgrim Must Face Mental Health Discrimination Suit

Law360 (July 20, 2018, 7:11 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts federal judge on Friday allowed a woman to move forward with a proposed class action claiming an insurance plan from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Insurance Co. that covers medical expenses at nursing homes must also cover mental health care at her son's behavior-correcting summer camp.

U.S. District Judge Denise J. Casper largely denied a motion to dismiss from the New England insurer, saying Jacqueline Vorpahl adequately equated the two types of "residential" health settings in a lawsuit contending the insurer violated the Mental Health...
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Case Information

Case Title

Vorpahl v. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Insurance Company

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Nature of Suit

Labor: E.R.I.S.A.


Denise J. Casper

Date Filed

May 12, 2017

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