MedCity News Quotes Matt Lavin on Insurance Class Actions
April 10, 2020
Source: MedCity News
United Behavioral Health and Cigna Behavioral Health face potential class action lawsuits over allegations that they underpaid for out-of-network behavioral health claims. The two companies allegedly used a third-party pricing company called Viant to pay a fraction of what providers were owed.
“Regulators have so far ignored complaints from patients and providers alike, so our clients are left with no alternative but to seek justice in the courts for themselves and for the millions of others who have been harmed by these unethical practices,” Lead Attorney Matt Lavin said in a statement. “We are confident the federal court will put an end to this practice once and for all and sufficiently punish these defendants, so they don’t try it again.”