Mealey's Insurance - Florida Federal Judge Declines To Remand, Dismiss Health Care Reimbursement Suit

Mealey's Insurance - Florida Federal Judge Declines To Remand, Dismiss Health Care Reimbursement Suit

TAMPA, Fla. - A Florida federal judge on Aug. 14 declined to remand a health care reimbursement suit to state court, finding that federal question jurisdiction existed pursuant to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, but also declined to dismiss the claims, saying it was unclear to what extent the claims involved ERISA plans (United Surgical Assistants LLC v. Aetna Life Insurance Co., No. 14-211, M. D. Fla.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 112816).

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