Health Care Providers Want Class Cert. In UnitedHealth Row

Law360, New York (August 19, 2013, 5:17 PM EDT) -- Health care providers made a renewed push Friday in New Jersey federal court for class certification by narrowing the group they seek to certify in a suit targeting health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc. over reimbursement amounts they claim it improperly reduced retroactively in violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

In a class certification motion filed Friday, plaintiffs including Beverly Hills Surgical Center said they were narrowing the group to out-of-network providers that had not voluntarily repaid UnitedHealth or allowed it to offset alleged overpayments....
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