LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County ambulatory surgery center alleges an insurer has failed to pay for services it provided to patients.
Oaks Physicians Surgical Center LLC filed a complaint on March 27 in
the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western
Blue Cross of California, doing business as Anthem Blue Cross, and Does 1
through 100 citing the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it provided services to
ERISA plan members administered and underwritten by the defendants. The
plaintiff holds Blue Cross of California and Does 1 through 100
responsible because the defendants allegedly refused to honor and pay
the plaintiff for medical services it provided.
seeks damages, interest and all legal fees. It is represented by
Richard D. Williams and Mina Hakakian of Lytton & Williams LLP in
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division Case number 2:17-cv-02341-ODW-PLA