Desert Healthcare Dist. v. PacifiCare FHP, Inc. (2001) 94 Cal.App.4th 781

The Court of Appeal affirmed an order sustaining GMSR client’s demurrer without leave to amend and dismissing the action, holding the trial court properly determined that the Knox-Keene Act did not require defendant healthcare service plan to bear ultimate responsibility for payment of claims to third-party physicians and that the plan had no duty to ensure intermediaries’ financial stability.

Case Briefs

  • Desert Healthcare District v PacificCare FHP Inc RB - View Document
  • Desert Healthcare Dist v PacifiCare FHP Inc Opinion - View Document