Anthem Blue Cross California Class Action Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that between October 1, 2013 and March 31, 2014, Anthem Blue Cross in California misrepresented the physicians and hostpitals covered under the plan when, in fact, the choices were much narrower.  Anthem is also accused of sending incorrect ID cards and failing to send ID cards.

Docket Number:


Company: Anthem Inc.

Class Period: October 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014

Objection Deadline: July 5, 2016

Exclusion Deadline: July 5, 2016

Final Approval Hearing: August 12, 2016

Proof of Purchase: Eligibility:

You are included in the settlement and can potentially get payment under the settlement if you were enrolled in an Anthem individual PPO or EPO health plan in 2014 and are a resident of California. The settlement only applies to 2014 health plans purchased by individuals and families, not employer-provided health plans. All eligible members have been sent a claim form in the mail.  They must be filed 30 days after their receipt.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Class members are given the opportunity to receive 100% of out-of-network expenses from 2014. Members of the EPO plan will receive 70% of the billed charges. PPO Members will receive 50% of billed charges

Total Settlement Amount: $14,959,435

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Consumer Watchdog
Law Offices of Scott C. Glovsky APC
Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley LLP
The Arns Law Firm

Case Name: Anthem Blue Cross Affordable Care Act Cases

Settlement Website: Felser et. al. v. Anthem Blue Cross

Claims Administrator:
Fesler Settlement Administrator

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Felser Settlement Administrator

P.O. Box 2508

Faribault, MN 55021-9508


Tags: Coverage Denial, Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Insurance Practices