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Mealey's Labor & Employment - 11th Circuit Affirms Judgment In ERISA Spine Surgery Benefit Case

ATLANTA - An insurer with discretionary authority did not err when it denied coverage for two-level spinal fusion surgery under the plan's exclusion on experimental procedures, an 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel held Oct. 24 in rejecting an Employee Retirement Income Security Act claim (Sharon Pierce v. Wyndham Worldwide Operations Inc., et al., No. 19-11079, 11th Cir., 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 31746).
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