Medical Benefit Cos. Offer Deceptive Plans: Mass. AG

Law360, New York (October 13, 2009, 7:03 PM EDT) -- Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has hit four health care benefit providers with a suit accusing them of unfairly offering a sham medical discount plan on the same day that her office held a public hearing on new proposed regulations to protect consumers from these deceptive practices.

Coakley filed the civil action Tuesday in the Suffolk County Superior Court, claiming that the Consumer Health Benefit Association, the National Benefits Association LLC, Guarantee Trust Life Insurance Co. and Vantage America Solutions Inc. have played an integral role...
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