Insurer Tells High Court That ERISA Preempts Health Care Database Law

Mealey's (November 10, 2015, 11:15 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Employee Retirement Income Security Act preempts Vermont’s health care data collection law, which requires health care payers to report claims and health care services data to a state agency, as applied to a self-funded ERISA benefit plan or its third-party administrators, an insurer told the U.S. Supreme Court Oct. 13 in its merits brief (Alfred Gobeille, in his official capacity as chair of the Vermont Green Mountain Care Board v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., No. 14-181, U.S. Sup.; 2014 U.S. Briefs 181)....
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