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Envision Hit With Proposed Class Action Over Price Gouging (1)

May 7, 2020, 3:10 PMUpdated: May 7, 2020, 8:29 PM

Envision Health Care Holdings Inc. wants a proposed class action over alleged excessive fees it charges for its emergency department physician services to be tried in federal court.

The Nashville-based company contracts with hospitals throughout the country to staff emergency departments. In April, a group of patients sued it in Washington state court, alleging price gouging.

Envision removed the case to the U.S. District for the Western District of Washington Wednesday.

The case belongs in federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act because it’s a proposed class action in which there are more than 100 alleged class members who...

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