Health Insurer's Antitrust Claims Against Physicians May Continue, Federal Judge Rules

Health Insurer's Antitrust Claims Against Physicians May Continue, Federal Judge Rules

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Humana Health of Puerto Rico Inc., a health insurer, sufficiently alleged that eight physicians violated federal and state antitrust laws by price-fixing, a federal judge in Puerto Rico ruled Sept. 17 in denying the physicians' motion to dismiss (Humana Health of Puerto Rico, Inc. v. Juan L. Vilaro, et al., No. 12-1445, D. Puerto Rico).  Subscribers may view the opinion available within the full article.

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