Cigna Overbilling Is Legitimate, Clinics Claim

Law360, New York (February 21, 2013, 1:35 PM EST) -- A group of surgical practices asked a California federal judge Wednesday to dismiss Cigna Health and Life Insurance Co.’s suit accusing them of a scheme to overbill the insurer and several employer health plans by at least $66 million, saying their practices were lawful.

According to Bay Area Surgical Management LLC and six other San Francisco Bay-area surgical centers, their choice to selectively discount Cigna-insured patients’ contributions for their out-of-network care to the same level the patients would pay for in-network care was a legitimate attempt...
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Case Information

Case Title

Connecticut General Life Insurance Company et al v. Bay Area Surgical Management, LLC et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: E.R.I.S.A.


Edward J. Davila

Date Filed

January 10, 2013

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