2nd Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Claims Against Health Insurers
(May 20, 2016, 9:39 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on May 13 affirmed dismissal of a lawsuit against four health insurance companies alleging that the companies discriminate against patients with mental health and substance abuse disorders (American Psychiatric Association, et al. v. Anthem Health Plans, et al., No. 14-3993, 2nd Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 8797).
(Opinion available. Document #54-160608-005Z.)
The panel affirmed a ruling by U.S. Judge Janet Bond Arterton of the District of Connecticut that the plaintiff psychiatrists who brought the lawsuit...