NJ High Court Won't Hear Insurance Privacy Suit

Law360, New York (October 21, 2013, 5:07 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court on Friday refused to hear the New Jersey Psychological Association’s challenge to a lower court’s dismissal of its suit alleging two medical claims administrators violated patient confidentiality laws by requiring psychiatrists to disclose confidential patient information before approving payment for mental health services.

The state’s high court denied NJPA’s petition for certification, shooting down the organization’s attempt to revive its suit accusing Horizon Healthcare Services Inc. and Magellan Health Services Inc. of requiring psychiatrists to disclose confidential patient information before approving...
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