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Court limits patient suits vs. insurers

Federal law curbs damages, justices rule

By Charlie Savage and Liz Kowalczyk
Globe Staff / June 22, 2004

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WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court unanimously ruled yesterday that patients cannot use state courts to sue most health insurance plans for refusing to cover medical treatments, a decision that limits the recourses available to the more than 100 million Americans who get health insurance through their workplaces. (Full Article: 1210 Words)

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