Cross-Plan Offsetting in the Cross Hairs of ERISA

A recent decision from the U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in Peterson v. UnitedHealth Group, Inc., et al., No. 17-1744 (8th Cir. 2019), and the lower court decision it affirms, place the practice of cross-plan offsetting squarely in the cross hairs of ERISA. Cross-plan offsetting is the recovery of alleged overpayments to a specific … Continued