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A New Type of ERISA-Based Hold-Up: the Rise of Out-Of-Network Provider Suits Against Self-Funded Health Care Plans (PDF)
McDermott Will & Emery, via Bloomberg BNA Pension & Benefits Daily Link to more items from this source
Dec. 6, 2014
"These relatively new out-of-network provider suits are now filling the federal district courts and ERISA plan administrative claim dockets with cookie-cutter lawsuits seeking to re-write the rules by which out-of- network treatment is reimbursed. This article will address the background of this growing ERISA issue, analyze current trends in provider-driven litigation and contemplate how ERISA plan fiduciaries and administrators may be able to address these issues to limit liability and avoid litigation."

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