Mealey's Insurance - Judge Remands Health Care Breach Of Contract Case, Says No ERISA Preemption

Mealey's Insurance - Judge Remands Health Care Breach Of Contract Case, Says No ERISA Preemption

LOS ANGELES - In an unpublished opinion, a California federal judge on July 11 remanded a hospital's health care payment breach of contract case against a self-funded insurance plan to state court, saying the Employee Retirement Income Security Act did not preempt the claims (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center v. American Apparel Inc., et al., No. 13-6564, C.D. Calif.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94857).

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