Law360 Quotes Matt Lavin on Proposed UBH Class Action Suit
December 22, 2020
A California federal judge has refused to toss a proposed class action accusing United Behavioral Health of leaving patients on the hook for surprise medical bills, ruling that the patients detailed how UBH allegedly underpaid for services it should have covered under their health plan.
“We look forward to seeking certification of a nationwide class of injured plaintiffs and to pursuing discovery on the ERISA and RICO claims,” he said. “Plaintiffs will also be amending the complaint, per the court’s order, to further implicate Multiplan, United’s long-time partner in this fraud.”