Insurer Did Not Violate ERISA When It Terminated Health Coverage, Judge Rules

Insurer Did Not Violate ERISA When It Terminated Health Coverage, Judge Rules

SCRANTON, Pa. - Participants in their employer's health plan failed to demonstrate that the insurer violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act by terminating the insurance contract because the employer breached the contract's underwriting requirements, a federal judge ruled May 3 in granting the insurer summary judgment (New Life Homecare, Inc., et al. v. Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, et al.,  No. 3:06-2485, M.D. Pa.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 61959).

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