Mealey's Health Law - La. Supreme Court: Insured Can Sue Insurer For Balance Billing Violations

Mealey's Health Law - La. Supreme Court: Insured Can Sue Insurer For Balance Billing Violations

NEW ORLEANS - A divided Louisiana Supreme Court on July 1 held that a participant in a health insurance plan can sue her insurer for alleged violations of the state's balance billing law committed by a health care provider contracting with the insurer (Aaron Emigh, et al. v. West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital, et al., No. 2013-2985, La. Sup.; 2014 La. LEXIS 1555).

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