CUIPA

AcronymDefinition
CUIPAConnecticut Unfair Insurance Practices Act
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the Supreme Court of Connecticut held that the insurer's practice of reimbursing individual podiatrists at different rates than medical doctors for the same procedures was not unfair discrimination in violation of CUIPA.
50) Ultimately, the court affirmed the trial court's determination that Health Net's practice of reimbursing individual podiatrists at a lower rate than medical doctors for the same procedures does not constitute "unfair discrimination" in violation of CUIPA and CUTPA.
On appeal, Health Net argued that the trial court properly concluded that its practice of reimbursing medical doctors at higher rates than individual podiatrists for the same services did not violate CUIPA and CUTPA.
The four main theories by which a Connecticut plaintiff may bring a cause of action against an insurer include: (1) breach of contract; (2) breach of an implied covenant good faith fair dealing; (3) a violation of CUPTA; and (4) a violation of CUIPA.