Ky. Hospital Sues Insurer For Coverage Of HIPAA Probe

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 4:44 PM EDT) -- Ashland Hospital Corp. on Monday sued insurer RLI Insurance Co. in Kentucky federal court for its refusal to honor $10 million in liability coverage for Ashland's response to a U.S. Department of Justice investigation regarding its alleged Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act violations.

In its complaint, Ashland accused RLI of illegally denying it $10 million in excess insurance coverage after Ashland missed the deadline for filing its claim, alleging that RLI failed to prove that it had suffered any prejudice as a result of the...
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