Processing Your Payment

Please do not leave this page until complete. This can take a few moments.

February 11, 2014

Court gives CT docs until March 7 to appeal insurer cuts

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit said Connecticut doctors affected by United Healthcare’s Medicare Advantage network cuts have until March 7 to challenge their removal in arbitration proceedings.

United Healthcare had asked the court to dismiss a preliminary injunction granted by a Connecticut judge in December, but the court instead upheld and modified it by inserting the deadline for members to challenge their dismissals.

After March 7, the preliminary injunction will expire, the appeals court said.

According to the medical associations, United told more than 2,200 doctors last year that they would be cut from the insurer’s Medicare Advantage network by Feb. 1

Read more

CT physicians suing United Healthcare over Medicare cuts

Medicare Advantage shift leaves insurers, docs scrambling

Medicare agency: United Health could be in compliance on CT doc cuts

Docs win reprieve against United Health's Medicare cuts

Temporary injunction stands in United Health suit

Judge orders settlement talks for CT doctors, United Health

United Health's CT Medicare market share drops

Sign up for Enews


Order a PDF