Bloomberg Law
May 26, 2023, 5:17 PM

United Healthcare to Face Indiana Emergency Doctors’ Pay Suit

Mary Anne Pazanowski
Mary Anne Pazanowski
Legal Reporter

A lawsuit seeking to force United Healthcare Insurance Co. to pay in full for care provided to its members by Indiana emergency doctors can move forward, an Indiana federal judge has ruled.

ECure Indiana Corp.—the doctors’ assignee—stated a claim for unjust enrichment in a complaint alleging that United failed to pay the doctors the customary value of their services, the US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana said Thursday, denying in part the insurer’s motion to dismiss.

The court did toss ECure’s suit on account claim because it wasn’t properly pleaded. ECure has 14 days to amend its ...

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