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Mich. Tribe Wants More From Blue Cross In Hidden Fees Suit

Law360, New York (October 11, 2017, 7:35 PM EDT) -- The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan urged the Sixth Circuit on Tuesday to overturn part of a lower court's ruling that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan must pay the tribe roughly $8.4 million for charging hidden fees while managing the tribe's employee benefit plan, arguing it's owed another $5 million for identical claims connected with a group of tribe members.

In a July 14 decision, U.S. District Judge Thomas L. Ludington ruled that the insurer owed the tribe under the Employee Retirement Income Security...
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Case Information

Case Title

Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, et al v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI

Case Number



Appellate - 6th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3791 Labor: E.R.I.S.A.

Date Filed

August 14, 2017

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