2nd Circ. Revives Overpriced Medical Record Fees Row

By Steven Trader (May 10, 2016, 5:29 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of former patients who accused a group of hospitals and their records administrator of overcharging for copies of their medical records have plausibly alleged that they were injured because of the excessive fees, the Second Circuit ruled Tuesday, overturning a lower court's dismissal of the dispute.

The appellate panel vacated a New York federal judge's decision last March to dismiss the complaint filed by Marissa Carter and other former patients against three western New York state hospitals and their records administrator, HealthPort Technologies LLC, because the group hadn't alleged that they were actually injured by allegedly excessive fees....

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