Military Health Insurance Co. Wants Out Of Denied Claim Suit

By Steven Trader (July 13, 2016, 10:18 PM EDT) -- An insurance company associated with the U.S. military that a couple accused last month of wrongly denying coverage of their child's medical procedures asked an Oklahoma federal judge Tuesday to dismiss their proposed class action, saying the federal insurance program does not allow lawsuits against private contractors.

Humana Military Healthcare Services Inc., which is licensed to operate the government's Tricare insurance program that provides benefits for active and former military members, urged an Oklahoma federal judge to toss out Jon and Beth Cary's lawsuit for lack of jurisdiction, saying their fight is with the government, not with the private insurance contractor....

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