Highmark Settlement Information
Highmark Cross Settlement Disbursements
The Highmark checks were distributed November 3, 2008 to physicians who submitted valid claims. The Highmark Settlement resulted in a payout to physicians that totaled more than $10 million.
Questions about the settlement may be directed to Whatley Drake & Kallas, L.L.C., at (866) 809-8003.
Date settlement reached by parties: Oct. 19, 2007
Preliminary approval date: Oct. 19, 2007
Proof of claim form deadline: Feb. 27, 2008
Opt out deadline: Jan. 14, 2008
Fairness hearing date: Feb. 12, 2008*
Final approval date: March 7, 2008
Value of settlements: In excess of $10 million
Retrospective relief: $9.9 million
Prospective relief: Estimated in excess of $200 million
The Highmark Settlement became effective March 7, 2008.
This settlement covers Highmark, Inc., and Highmark West Virginia, Inc. d/b/a Mountain State Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Highmark).
Highmark Compliance Dispute or a Highmark Billing Dispute Information
Visit www.hmosettlements.com to view the Capital Court Orders and Settlement Agreement Documents.