Calif. Escapes Out-Of-Network Billing Law Challenge For Now

Law360 (June 14, 2019, 9:02 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge has tossed a suit challenging a state law aimed at protecting patients from unanticipated medical bills for out-of-network health treatment, but gave the advocacy group that filed the case one last shot at amending the suit.

In an order dated Thursday but docketed Friday, U.S. District Judge Morrison Cohen England Jr. granted a bid from California Department of Managed Health Care Director Shelley Rouillard, who was named in her official capacity as a defendant, to toss a suit from the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons Inc. The judge gave AAPS — which claimed California Assembly Bill...

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October 13, 2016

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