Medical Benefit Claims

K.D. v. Anthem Blue Cross, No. 2:21-cv-343-DAK-CMR, 2023 WL 6147729 (D. Utah Sep. 20, 2023) (Judge Dale A. Kimball)

Despite Congress’ clear and repeated attempts to eliminate disparities in the treatment of mental health and addiction claims when compared to other kinds of claims for medical benefits, ERISA plaintiffs have had only rare success

C.P. v. United Healthcare Ins. Co., No. 2:21-cv-378-BSJ, 2023 WL 4108368 (D. Utah Jun. 21, 2023) (Judge Bruce S. Jenkins)

A dialogue is beginning to take place in courts in the Tenth Circuit between families seeking payment for their mental healthcare claims and the courts tasked with weighing the reasonableness of the denials they’ve

D.K. v. United Behavioral Health, No. 21-4088, __ F. 4th __, 2023 WL 3443353 (10th Cir. May. 15, 2023) (Before Circuit Judges Carson, Lucero, and Rossman)

Good news this week for healthcare claimants in the Tenth Circuit. This case, in which a family successfully challenged a denial by United Behavioral Health of residential