This comment discusses the various theories of HMO liability that are emerging in other jurisdictions as well as the extent to which current Ohio law bars several of these theories. In addition, this comment also discusses ERISA's preemption of state laws related to HMO liability. Finally, this comment analyzes legislative initiatives and other forms of regulation aimed at protecting consumers from HMO abuses .
Fehn, Amy K.
"Are We Protected From HMO Negligence?: An Examination of Ohio Law, ERISA Preemption, and Legislative Initiatives,"
Akron Law Review: Vol. 30
, Article 4.
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