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SUPREME COURT HOLDS ERISA PLAN TERMS OVERRIDE EQUITABLE DEFENSES
Mark Schmidtke 4/22/2013

On April 16, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in US Airways, Inc. v. McCutchen (No. 11–1285), deciding the issue of whether equitable defenses, such as the principle of unjust enrichment, can override the reimbursement provision of a health benefits plan established under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Specifically at issue in the case was §502(a)(3) of ERISA, which authorizes health-plan fiduciaries to bring a civil action to obtain appropriate equitable relief to enforce the terms of a plan. The Court held that such equitable defenses cannot override the clear terms of a plan. view more

DRI Life Health Disability & ERISA Seminar April 28-30 2010 (Chicago)
Daniel W. Gerber 12/29/2009

DRI’s Life Health, Disability and ERISA Claims Seminar returns to Chicago and offers practical guidance for claims and legal professionals. view more

Medicare Secondary Payer Statute and the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act
Mary Knack 8/12/2009

What is all the talk about the Medicare Secondary Payer Statute and the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act (MMSEA)? Do you and your clients know what is required of you? view more

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