Cases & Deals

UPMC defends lawsuit seeking to recoup $300 million in oncology reimbursement payments

Clients University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

Jones Day is defending the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) against a lawsuit filed by Blue Cross Blue Shield insurer Highmark Inc. in September 2014 against UPMC and its subsidiary hospitals seeking to recoup $300 million in past oncology reimbursements. Jones Day is further representing UPMC in a related appeal as to whether this case was properly filed in Common Pleas Court or should proceed in arbitration.

Highmark Inc. v. UPMC, No. GD-14-15441 (Allegheny Cty. Ct. Com. Pl.)