Illinois Out of Network Suit Dismissed
Last week, the US District Court dismissed the pathologists’ groups suit to overtu the recently enacted out of network legislation.
In an effort to reverse the decision, the plaintiffs are filing an amended complaint today. They are also filing an appeal of the motion to dismiss.
ICEP continues to work with our lobbyists to amend the act to exclude EMTALA-related services. An agreement has not yet been reached so the amendment will not be considered during the veto session. In the interim, our lobbyists are continuing to meet with key legislators and the insurance companies.
To build our case for the need for an amendment to the act, please send any cases where insurance companies are refusing to negotiate on bills or contracts to Ginny Kennedy Palys at firstname.lastname@example.org.