Ga. Judge Won't Block $3B State Health Plan Implementation

Law360, New York (August 22, 2013, 7:12 PM EDT) -- A Georgia state judge on Wednesday denied UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s bid to block the implementation of a multibillion-dollar state employee health plan contract allegedly wrongly awarded to rival Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia, saying United had to follow through with an available appeals process first.

Superior Court Judge Kimberly M. Esmond Adams denied United’s request for an injunction at a hearing Wednesday, saying the company must let an appeal process play out through the state’s Department of Community Health before a court can make any...
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