A federal district court in Florida granted Aetna’s motion to dismiss claims that it violated ERISA and the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Act of 2008 (MHPAA) by refusing to cover the cost of wilderness therapy programs in Colorado and Utah. The court determined that the plaintiffs failed to state a plausible claim under their … Continue Reading
A federal district court in Washington recently granted preliminary approval to a $6 million settlement of a mental health parity class action suit against Regence Blueshield. Plaintiffs claimed that defendants routinely excluded and limited coverage of the essential therapies to treat children with developmental disabilities. A fairness hearing is scheduled for September 11, 2015. The … Continue Reading
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