Case Challenging CalPERS’ Long-Term Care Rate Hikes Could Receive Class-Action Status
Late last month, Judge Jane Johnson in a tentative decision certified a lawsuit seeking to reverse hefty rate hikes for some CalPERS long-term care programs as a class-action case. Johnson has given CalPERS lawyers until Dec. 21 and lawyers representing the plaintiffs until Jan. 15 to file written arguments before she makes a final decision.
"Case Against CalPERS Program Inches Toward Class-Action Status" (Ortiz, "The State Worker," Sacramento Bee, 12/11).This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.