Cases & Deals

Ascension Health wins dismissals in class actions alleging violations of consumer protection laws by overcharging uninsured patients

Clients Ascension Health, Inc.

Jones Day defended Ascension Health, Inc., the nation's largest nonprofit health care system and its affiliates, against putative class action claims that they breached contracts and violated consumer protection laws by overcharging uninsured patients. Both cases were dismissed.

Krutsch v. Detroit-Macomb Hospital Corp., No. 2005 WL 2562955 (E.D. Mich.) and Hagedorn v. St. Thomas Hospital, Inc., No. 3-04-0526 (M.D. Tenn.)