Blue Cross Seeks KO Of Spinal Center's Reimbursement Suit

Law360, Washington (March 11, 2013, 3:33 PM EDT) -- Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield urged a New Jersey federal judge on Friday to toss a spinal care center's suit seeking additional reimbursement for services provided to a plan member, saying the provider failed to try administrative remedies before filing its suit.

Although Atlantic Spinal Care sued Anthem under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act for failing to pay the vast majority of the provider's bill, Anthem maintained the company lacked standing under the statute because it has not completed an assignment of benefits nor did...
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