Bloomberg Law
May 26, 2023, 4:36 PM

Aetna Must Face Lawsuit Alleging Failure to Pay Surgery Center

John Woolley
John Woolley

Aetna Life Insurance Co. must face a lawsuit brought by Healthcare Ally Management of California LLC alleging the insurance company failed to pay over $70,000 it owed a Los Angeles surgical center.

La Peer Surgery Center is an out-of-network medical provider that rendered services in December 2019 to an enrollee of Aetna’s health insurance plan. La Peer submitted a $79,700 bill to Aetna, which allegedly paid $8,857 before refusing to make additional payments.

The US District Court for the Central District of California denied Aetna’s motion to dismiss HAMOC’s second amended complaint on Thursday.

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