Representation of consumers, and healthcare providers, and insurers in connection with claims arising from the rendering of healthcare services as well as in connection regulatory compliance.
Examples of our representation in this practice area include:
• Sprague & Sprague successfully defended a large health care insurance organization against claims of "excessive surplus" in a case of first impression in Pennsylvania regarding the application of principles of exclusive jurisdiction and the "filed rate" doctrine.
• We successfully defended a surgeon in a hospital staff privileges summary suspension case in which the surgeon not only was vindicated of the charges by his peers, but also received a multimillion dollar award for his monetary damages.
• We obtained a $37.4 million jury verdict in California state court on behalf of a major health insurer and various employers against surgery centers and individuals who engaged in a health care billing fraud scheme
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