PIGA Potpourri

These days it seems as if there is always something percolating with PIGA in regard to its handling of the PIC/PIE/AHERF claims. Here is a summary of recent activity of interest to medical malpractice practitioners:

they think is particularly strong in situations where they are merely acting as a third-party administrator for a self-funded employer health plan. Even in cases where BC/BS is the actual insurance company, they believe they are entitled to subrogation. There is no appellate case law on this issue as yet. Anyone with knowledge of a Common Pleas decision directly addressing this issue should advise Section members via our e-mail ListServ.