Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan Hospital 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:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) has agreed to a proposed settlement that alleges that BCBSM violated federal and state antitrust laws with certain clauses in its contracts with certain Michigan hospitals that resulted in inflated prices for medical care.

Docket Number:


Company: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Class Period: January 1, 2006 to June 23, 2014

Final Approval Hearing: December 13, 2016

Proof of Purchase: Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you were a direct purchaser of services from a Michigan general acute care hospital between January 1, 2006 and June 23, 2014. You can be any of the following:

  • An individual who paid the hospital in the form of co-pays, co-insurance, or otherwise;
  • An insurer that paid the hospital on behalf of its insured; or
  • A self-insured entity whose health plan participants received care at such hospitals.

A list of hospitals is available at


Typical Settlement Amount:

Varies; amount depends on hospital used, amounts paid, and the insurer involved.

Total Settlement Amount: $29,990,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
Gustafson Gluek
Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz

Claim Form: Claim form will be available after preliminary approval of settlement.

Case Name: The Shane Group, Inc. v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Settlement Website: Michigan Hospital Payments Litigation

Claims Administrator:
Epic Systems Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Epic Systems, Inc.

BCBS Michigan Hospital Settlement Administrator

PO Box 3240

Portland, OR 97208-3240
(877) 846-0588

Tags: Collusion & Price Fixing