Antitrust Suits Against Blue Cross Blue Shield Are Centralized In MDL

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Dec. 12 centralized in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama litigation alleging that the licensing agreements between Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) and its 38 licensees divide and allocate health insurance markets throughout the United States in violation of Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act and various state laws (In re: Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2406, JPMDL).

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