6th Circ. Asked To Rehear Blue Cross ERISA Action

Law360, New York (December 22, 2010, 1:29 PM EST) -- A plaintiff has asked a federal appeals court to revisit its decision to nix a putative class action that accused Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan of violating the Employee Retirement Income Security Act when it negotiated a deal that resulted in higher rates for participants in self-insured plans.

Plaintiff Anthony DeLuca on Tuesday filed a petition for an en banc rehearing in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, asking the court's full bench to overturn a panel's ruling that Blue Cross was...
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