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Cigna, Chiropractors Could End Benefits Suit With $12M Deal

Law360 (March 27, 2019, 3:50 PM EDT) -- Cigna and American Specialty Health Inc. have agreed to an $11.8 million settlement that will resolve a nearly seven-year dispute with a proposed class of chiropractic care centers over certain denied benefit claims, as long as a Pennsylvania federal judge signs off on the deal.

The chiropractic centers urged U.S. District Judge Nitza I. Quiñones Alejandro on Tuesday to approve the agreement, which calls for American Specialty Health to make certain business reforms in addition to the monetary relief from both it and Cigna. The centers also asked the court to certify a class of about 30,000 out-of-network chiropractic service providers,...

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Pennsylvania Eastern

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


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December 28, 2012

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