Envision Healthcare Anesthesia Charges Arizona Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Envision Healthcare Corporation, EmCare, Inc., and Anesthesia Physicians of Arizona, PC are settling a class action that centers on billing for anesthesia services. The complaint alleged that the companies violated the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act because they did not provide sufficient information about their identity, network status, and fees, and then charged patients excessive rates.

Docket Number:

CV2019-003061

Company: Envision Healthcare Corporation

Filing Deadline: April 16, 2021

Class Period: April 15, 2017 to July 27, 2020

Objection Deadline: January 8, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: December 12, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: January 29, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You must include an Explanation of Benefits document from your health insurance or plan for the out-of-network anesthesia services. Depending on your circumstances, you may also have to provide other documentation. See the claim form at http://azanesthesiasettlement.com/Portals/0/Document%20Files/7057_Kline%20v%20Envision_CFW_v5.pdf?ver=2020-10-19-160724-000.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you went to an in-network hospital for your insurance in Arizona and had anesthesia from Anesthesia Physicians of Arizona or another anesthesia provider affiliated with the defendants in this case, between April 15, 2017 and July 27, 2020. If you received a Notice for this settlement appeared in the records of the defendants and are likely to be eligible.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: (1) Write-Off: If you are still being billed, defendants will write off the difference between the billed charge and your insurer’s allowable charge. (2) Refund: If you paid more than your insurer’s allowable charge, defendants will refund the extra amount above the allowable charge. (3) Disclosures: Defendants will ask hospitals to make certain disclosures about the anesthesiologists they are using.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$1,500

Law Firms:
Bonnett Fairbourn Friedman & Balint
Wolf Popper LLP

Claim Form: Envision Healthcare Anesthesia Charges Arizona Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Kline v. Envision Healthcare Corporation, et al.

Settlement Website: Envision Healthcare Anesthesia Charges Arizona Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Rust Consulting, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Kline v. Envision Healthcare Corp – 7057
PO BOX 44
Minneapolis MN 55440-0044
info@AZanesthesiasettlement.com
(866) 216-0281

Tags: Disclosure of Out-of-Network Costs, Excessive Fees, Health Insurance, Out-of-Network Fees, Unfair Business Practices