Class Claims Insurer ‘Tricked’ Subscribers Into Skinny Networks
Mealey's (June 12, 2015, 4:24 PM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — Blue Cross of California misrepresented which providers its plans covered while transferring subscribers into limited-access Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) “skinny networks” consisting of the cheapest medical services providers in an effort to save money, an Aug. 19, 2014, class action alleges (Jonathan Brown, et al. v. Blue Cross of California, dba Anthem Blue Cross and DOES 1 through 100 inclusive, No. BC554949, Calif. Super., Los Angeles Co.).