Mealey's Health Law - Kansas Federal Judge Says State Subrogation Law Preempted By Federal Law

Mealey's Health Law - Kansas Federal Judge Says State Subrogation Law Preempted By Federal Law

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Kansas federal judge on Aug. 5 held that a state law prohibiting subrogation clauses in health insurance contracts is preempted by the Federal Employees Health Benefit Act (FEHBA) (Lee Ann Helfrich v. Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, et al., No. 13-2620, D. Kan.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 107126).

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