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ACI 17th National Forum on ERISA Litigation

New York, NY

Anthony F. Shelley will speak at the American Conference Institute (ACI) 17th National Forum on ERISA Litigation in New York, NY, on November 22, 2019.  Shelley will present, as part of a panel, "The New Outlook on Health and Welfare Litigation: The Lesser Known Takeaways from the Last 12 Months—and Where Things Stand Now." The panel will discuss:

  • Anti-Assignment Clauses
    • Assessing the enforceability of anti-assignment clauses and its effect on claims by health care providers against plans and insurers
    • Examining how courts are trending with anti-assignment clause cases
  • Mental Health Claims
    • Impact of mental health claims in the ERISA context
    • Interpreting the Wit vs. United Behavioral Health case
      • Breach of fiduciary duty claims
      • Improper denial of claims
    • Updates on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act
    • Applicability of ERISA’s fiduciary standards in the health plan context
  • Provider Litigation
    • Examining the recent growth of providers asserting claims are not preempted by ERISA
    • Resolving the differences with courts’ opinions on pre-emption of claims