Mealey's Health Law - Texas Federal Judge Dismisses Class Action Suit Over Denial Of Benefits

Mealey's Health Law - Texas Federal Judge Dismisses Class Action Suit Over Denial Of Benefits

HOUSTON - A Texas federal judge on Feb. 13 dismissed a class action lawsuit related to the denial of health care benefits based on a plan's subrogation provisions, saying that some claims were preempted by federal law and that the plan administrator acted in accordance with plan terms in denying benefits (Joe Hollingshead v. Aetna Health Inc., No. 13-231, S.D. Texas; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 18770).

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