Appeals Court Rules Advantage Plans' Contractors Can Bring Private Cause of Action for Double Damages
On September 4, 2020, the United States Court of Appeal for the 11th Circuit published its opinion on MSP Recovery Claims, Series LLC, v. ACE American Insurance Company, concluding that several insurance companies sued by the same recovery vendor on behalf of advantage plans and their contractors presented no persuasive rationale for limiting the contractors’ (downstream actors) access to private right of action. To operate more nimbly and to better compete with Medicare, some MAOs ...
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