2017 FEHBA update
Recent case law in Arizona has invalidated certain hospital liens after FEHBA health insurance payments.
What is FEHBA?FEHBA health insurance plans are those provided to federal employees. If you, your spouse, or your parent are a federal employee, you may be eligible for a FEHBA based health plan.
Wigand v Scottsdale Healthcare HospitalsIn May 2017, the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County accepted an agreement between plaintiffs and defendant hospitals, where the hospitals agreed to stop asserting liens on personal injury cases after receiving payment from FEHBA based health insurance plans.
ConclusionPersonal injury cases with issues like health insurance, hospital liens, and adverse carriers, can become complex extremely fast. If you or a loved one has been hurt in an accident, please do not try to handle it yourself. Reach out to a qualified personal injury attorney for a free consultation before it is too late.