High Court Won't Rule On State-Federal HIPAA Clash
Law360, New York (January 22, 2013, 2:06 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to weigh in on a Ninth Circuit decision that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the federal health privacy law, preempted a Montana law that kept insurers from charging members of the same group health plan different premiums but didn't prevent a claim under an unfair trade practices law.
In a brief order, the high court declined Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana Inc.'s petition for a writ of certiorari without comment. Blue Cross had filed its petition in March 2012, arguing that the Ninth Circuit had wrongly found that plaintiffs Dale,...
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