Calif. Appeals Court Affirms Hospital Does Not Have To Arbitrate Payment Suit

LOS ANGELES - A California appeals court in an Oct. 11 unpublished opinion affirmed that the City of Long Beach did not have to arbitrate a health care reimbursement dispute because it was not a party to the contract that contained the disputed arbitration provision (Promise Hospital of East Los Angeles v. CIGNA Corp., et al., No. B243126, Calif. App., 2nd Dist., Div. 8).

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