Doc Must Arbitrate With HMO In Contract Row, NJ Court Says

Law360, New York (August 30, 2013, 7:36 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appellate panel on Friday ruled to keep a physician’s breach of contract suit against AmeriChoice of New Jersey Inc. in arbitration, ruling she was bound to arbitration by the very contract she sued to keep intact.

A two-judge panel on the Superior Court of New Jersey’s Appellate Division refused to move plaintiff Myrna B. Tagayun’s complaint against AmeriChoice back to civil court, saying there was no way to circumvent an arbitration clause within the participating provider agreement she signed with the health care...
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