Mealey's Health Law - Kansas Federal Judge Grants Health Insurer Judgment In Denial Of Benefits Suit

Mealey's Health Law - Kansas Federal Judge Grants Health Insurer Judgment In Denial Of Benefits Suit

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Kansas federal judge on July 31 granted a health insurer's motion for summary judgment in a wrongful denial of benefits case, saying the plan excluded coverage for treatments considered experimental or investigative and studies confirmed a lack of support for the treatment involved to treat abdominal cancers (Doug Burton, in his capacity as executor of the Estate of Marsha Burton v. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, No. 13-2099, D. Kan.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 104328).

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