The medical provider alleges that United's computer system "often inappropriately grouped and down coded, improperly suspended claims, unnecessarily requested plaintiffs claims that United continued to classify" the medical provider.
This Petition follows a Petition for Certiorari has been filed in Brown v. Cassens Transport Co., 546 F.3d 347 (6th Cir. Oct 23, 2008) (NO. 05-2089), following the rehearing and rehearing en banc denied (Jan 05, 2009). Brown is a landmark decision of immense national significance, the US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a RICO claim brought by injured workers against their employer, insurance carrier and employer medical expert could proceed. The Brown case is scheduled for a Supreme Court conference on September 29, 2009.
|George Schoedinger, et al., Petitioner v. United Healthcare of the Midwest, Inc, No. 09-80 (July 16, 2009)|