Quest Bills for Services Covered by Workers’ Comp Florida Class Action

This class action brings suit against companies that are trying to collect medical debt from injured consumers, alleging they do so even though the consumers are fully covered by Workers’ Compensation. The complaint calls this a violation of the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA). The companies are a series of medical laboratories—Quest Diagnostics, Inc.—and  Read more

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Vidant Health Excessive and Undisclosed Charges to Patients Class Action

Vidant Health (officially University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina, Inc.) is a not-for-profit group of nine hospitals and other facilities, with revenue that in 2017 was over a billion and a half dollars a year. The complaint for this class action alleges that Vidant refuses to tell patients about costs before they get care, then  Read more

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Natera Genetic Testing Deceptive Price Information Class Action

Elizabeth Copley’s doctor advised her to get a Panorama test from Natera, Inc. while she was pregnant with her second child. Copley was told it would cost no more than “a couple hundred dollars.” However, after the test was done, she was billed for $8,000. The complaint for this class action alleges that Natera “employ[s]  Read more

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Envision Texas Emergency Care Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Envision Healthcare Corporation, EmCare, Inc., EmCare Emergency Physicians, PLLC, and Old Settlers Emergency Physicians, PLLC for emergency room charges. The complaint alleged that patients were billed too much for the reasonable value of the emergency room services they were given.  Read more

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Air Evac LifeTeam Excessive Charges Imposed Multi-State Class Action

At issue in this class action are charges for air transport in case of medical emergencies. The complaint alleges that Air Evac EMS, Inc., which does business as Air Evac LifeTeam, overcharges patients for transportation, noting that those needing emergency air transport are generally in no condition to make decisions or negotiate rates.  Read more

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Investigation of Hidden Costs in “Free” Coronavirus Testing

Were you charged for what was supposed to be a free Covid-19 test? Did your insurance provider refuse to pay the bill, or refuse to pay for things like the office visit or lab fees? We’re investigating to see if a class action is needed.  Read more

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AllianceHealth Liens Against Patients Covered by Insurance Oklahoma Class Action

If you’re treated at a hospital that accepts your insurance, the hospital is supposed to submit its claims to your insurer, right? The complaint for this class action alleges that Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS) doesn’t do this when patients are injured in auto accidents caused by a third party’s negligence. According to this complaint,  Read more

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Envision Healthcare Emergency Room Doctors’ Charges Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Envision Healthcare Corporation, EmCare Holdings, Inc. and EDS-I Practices of California. The complaint alleged that at their emergency rooms, these companies did not provide sufficient information about out-of-network doctors and later charged excessive rates for the services these doctors provided.  Read more

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