$160 Million Class Action Settlement With Horizon Blue Cross On Behalf Of New Jersey Ambulatory Surgery Centers

By Greg Kohn

$160 Million Class Action Settlement Approved in Flawed Health Plan Reimbursements

June 29, 2018 – The Federal Court granted final approval to a $160 million class-action settlement involving the under-reimbursement by Horizon for out-of-network ambulatory surgical centers. Horizon used a reimbursement methodology that violated the law and agreed to cease using that method and use a different process. Bruce Nagel, Robert Solomon, and Nagel Rice were appointed class counsel. The Federal Court also approved a legal fee of $9 million.

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Greg Kohn is a partner at Nagel Rice and specializes in complex civil litigation cases, including professional malpractice, personal injury, class actions, wrongful death, products liability, and commercial litigation.  He has extensive experience representing clients in both state and federal court. Greg has tried many jury trials to verdict and has recovered over $50 million in settlements and verdicts in all types of personal injury matters including automobile accidents, wrongful death cases, slip and falls, and other catastrophic injury cases. Greg also handles medical malpractice cases, involving misdiagnoses, wrongful birth, and delayed cancer diagnosis. If you have questions regarding this article, you can contact Greg here.