Coventry Nears Copay Case Deal On Eve Of Trial

Law360, New York (October 28, 2011, 4:40 PM EDT) -- Coventry Health Care of Kansas Inc. is close to settling a class action over the insurer's allegedly improperly excessive copayments, though the case remains scheduled to go to trial on Tuesday, a Missouri federal judge said Friday.

U.S. District Judge Greg Kays said he was notified that the parties had reached a tentative settlement, and said he would review a proposed deal after it was submitted, and set a hearing if appropriate. Thomas Dee of Husch Blackwell LLP, an attorney for Coventry, confirmed the judge's order...
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