April 09, 2021

UHG is Sued for Antitrust Violations Over Network Exclusion

A former anesthesia group operating in multiple states has sued UHG on the basis that the provider group was eliminated from UHG’s network in several locations, and network providers were being reminded that they were to refer to in-network docs. The anesthesia group has sued alleging antitrust violations because, in part, UHG is insisting that its contracted providers abide by their contracts which require them to refer in network.