COOPER v. AETNA HEALTH INC. PA, CORP. et al

Filing 1025

ORDER granting 979 Motion for Leave to File; granting in part and denying in part 995 Motion to Dismiss ; granting in part and denying in part 996 Motion to Dismiss. Signed by Judge Katharine S. Hayden on 6/30/15. (rg, )

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY IN RE: AETNA UCR LITIGATION MDL No. 2020 This document relates to: ALL CASES Civil No. 07-3541 ORDER This matter having come before the Court upon (1) motion for leave to amend the complaint [D.E. 979], filed by plaintiffs American Medical Association, American Podiatric Medical Association, New Jersey Psychological Association, Michele Cooper, Darlery Franco, Abraham I. Kozma, Brian Mullins, Carolyn Samit, John Seney, Alan John Silver, Mary Ellen Silver, Paul Smith, Sharon Smith, Jeffrey Weintraub and Michele Werner; (2) cross-motion to dismiss the complaint [D.E. 995], filed by defendants Aetna Health and Life Insurance Company, Aetna Health Inc., Aetna Health Inc. PA, Corp., Aetna Health Management, LLC, Aetna Insurance Company of Connecticut, Aetna Life Insurance Company (together, “Aetna”); and (3) crossmotion to dismiss the complaint [D.E. 996], filed by defendants Ingenix, Inc. and UnitedHealth Group, Inc. (together, the “UHG defendants”); and the Court having reviewed the parties’ submissions and heard oral argument; and for the reasons set forth in the opinion filed herewith, IT IS on this 30th day of June, 2015, ORDERED that plaintiff’s motion [D.E. 979] for leave to file a third amended consolidated complaint (hereinafter, the “complaint”) is hereby granted; and it is further 1 ORDERED that Aetna’s motion to dismiss the complaint [D.E. 995] is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part; and it is further ORDERED that the UHG defendants’ motion to dismiss the complaint [D.E. 996] is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part; /s/ Katharine S. Hayden Katharine S. Hayden, U.S.D.J. 2

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