Humana Can't Dodge Health Care Co.'s ERISA Suit

Law360, Dallas (October 2, 2012, 9:12 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Sunday rejected most of Humana Health Plan Inc.’s attempt to toss a suit brought by a health care company alleging the insurer wrongly denied reimbursement for patients who use its services in violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

U.S. District Judge Richard A. Schell dismissed parts of the suit brought by Encompass Office Solutions Inc., ruling the company’s request for declaratory judgment that Humana must reimburse it for unpaid claims was redundant because it duplicated Encompass’ breach of contract...
To view the full article, register now.