6th Circuit Affirms: Medical Expenses Can Be Recouped Under Plan
(August 27, 2015, 9:51 AM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — An Ohio federal judge properly found that a subrogation provision in a health benefits plan clearly established the plan’s right to recoup medical expenses paid on a defendant’s behalf, the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Aug. 25 (Board of Trustees of the National Elevator Industry v. Kyle J. Moore, No. 14-4048, 6th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 14945).
(Decision available. Document #54-150909-026Z.)
According to Circuit Judges Martha Craig Daughtrey, Julia Smith Gibbons and Richard Allen Griffin, contrary to arguments raised on appeal...