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Class Arbitration Upheld in Physician-Insurer Case
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In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court Monday affirmed an arbitrator’s ruling to permit class arbitration of a physician-insurer dispute even when the two parties had not expressly agreed to that procedure. In the case, which dates back to 2003, John Sutter, a New Jersey pediatrician, contended that he and other physicians were underpaid by Oxford Health Plans, LLC.