Doctors' Suit Against Insurers Moves Forward

Law360 (December 5, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Physicians in Kansas City, Mo., claimed a small victory in their proposed class action suit against several health insurance companies Friday when a circuit court denied three of the insurance companies’ motions to compel arbitration of the matter.

The doctors, who represent a group of as many as 4,000 physicians in the Kansas City area who have contracts with the several insurance companies named in the lawsuit, claim the insurance companies violated antitrust laws by conspiring to fix fees paid to doctors for their services and...
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