BC Life and Health Ins. Co. Success Stories
- Case: Thompkins v. BC Life and Health Ins. Co.
- Synopsis: Beneficiary sued health insurer under Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), seeking administrative review of denial of benefits for two-month inpatient treatment for dissociative disorder and bulimia.
- Outcome: The District Court held that: review would be de novo; California mental health care parity law, requiring health insurance policies to cover treatment for mental illness on same terms and conditions applied to other medical conditions, applied to beneficiary; and beneficiary was entitled to benefits.
“Your kindness will never be forgotten.”- Lori & David
“First of all, I want to express my extreme gratitude for probably saving my daughter's life.”- Anonymous
“I won the appeal.”- Terry S.