AMA, Others Sue To Preserve Claims Against Wellpoint

Law360, New York (July 20, 2010, 4:49 PM EDT) -- Doctors and health care groups including the American Medical Association have asked a Florida district court to rule that Wellpoint Inc.'s 2005 settlement of a suit in Florida accusing it of conspiring to keep down reimbursements doesn't bar a newer suit in California accusing it of similar conduct since the settlement.

The complaint, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida by the AMA, California Medical Association, Medical Association of Georgia, Connecticut State Medical Society, North Carolina Medical Society and three...
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