Arizona Appeals Court Finds State's Subrogation Law Not Preempted

Arizona Appeals Court Finds State's Subrogation Law Not Preempted

PHOENIX - In a matter of first impression, an Arizona appeals court on Sept. 5 held that the Federal Employee Health Benefits Act (FEHBA) does not preempt Arizona state law forbidding subrogation in personal injury cases (Matthew Kobold v. The Aetna Life Insurance Co., No. 12-0315, Ariz. App., Div. 1; 2013 Ariz. App. LEXIS 187).

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