March 25, 2020 / 6:24 PM / 15 days ago

Insurer can be sued for misleading health plan claims: New York top court

New York’s top court has ruled that a state law allows consumers covered by employer-provided health plans to sue insurers they say misled them about the benefits provided by a plan.

Tuesday’s ruling by the New York Court of Appeals revolved around allegations in a lawsuit against a unit of EmblemHealth’s Group Health Inc, accusing the insurer of misleading New York City employees about the extent of coverage for out-of-network medical services.

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