Insurer Claims Lies Nix Duty To Defend In $100M Fraud Row

Law360, Houston (November 2, 2017, 8:52 PM EDT) -- Insurer Hiscox Dedicated Corporate Member asked a Texas federal judge on Thursday for a ruling that it doesn't have to cover litigation costs for Next Health LLC in a suit alleging the health care group and its subsidiaries illegally billed $100 million in lab services because Next Health lied on its policy application.

Hiscox told the court that at the time the policy was issued in November 2016, Dallas-based Next Health was well aware that insurer UnitedHealthcare Insurance Co. was investigating it and seeking the return of some payments, but failed to disclose that on the insurance application. Hiscox said it...

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