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Advocates Back Woman's Harvard Pilgrim ERISA Appeal

Law360, Boston (June 12, 2018, 9:07 PM EDT) -- Harvard Pilgrim Health Care had a duty under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act to seek readily available medical evidence from a young woman before denying her bid for mental health coverage, a pair of health advocates told the First Circuit in an amicus brief filed Tuesday.

The college student, identified in the suit only as Jane Doe, is seeking to reverse a federal court decision allowing HPHC to deny the months of inpatient psychiatric care she said she needed and that should've been covered under ERISA....
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Doe v. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, et al


Case Number

17-2078

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Appellate - 1st Circuit

Nature of Suit

3791 Empl. Ret. Inc. Security Act

Date Filed

November 3, 2017

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