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Vermont Tells High Court That ERISA Doesn’t Preempt Health Care Database Law

(September 8, 2015, 12:10 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals erred in ruling that 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, Vermont told the U.S. Supreme Court in its Aug. 28 merits brief (Alfred J. Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, No. 14-181, U.S. Sup.).

(Petitioner’s merits brief available. Document #54-150909-053B.)...
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