(PRWEB) July 27, 2015
Former Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine filed a lawsuit Monday on behalf of 11 surgical centers, AllianceMed, a claims billing service, and their patients alleging that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia deliberately overcharged customers millions of dollars for coverage.
The class-action lawsuit (Civil Action No: 2015-CV-0320-RG) was filed in the Superior Court of White County against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia, Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthcare Plan of Georgia, and Anthem.
The complaint consists of 14 counts that allege acts of misrepresentation, fraud, breach of contract, unfair and deceptive trade practices in the business of insurance in violation of O.C.G.A. § 33-6-4(b)(8)(A)(ii), theft by deception, unjust enrichment, conspiracy, and violation of Georgia's RICO Statute.
Medical billing company, AllianceMed, LLC is a plaintiff in this lawsuit. Other plaintiffs include Surgery Center of BJI, LLC; ENTI Surgery Center, LLC; ENTI Anesthesia, LLC; Urological Clinic of Valdosta Ambulatory Surgical Center, LLC; Savannah F&A ASC, LLC.; Institute for Corrective Surgery of the Foot and Ankle, Inc.; Westside Surgery Center, LLC; Surgical Centers of Georgia, P.C.; Roswell Center for the Foot and Ankle Surgery, LLC.; Ambulatory Foot and Leg Surgical Center, LLC; and East Cobb Podiatry Surgery Center, LLC.