A Bloomberg Law analysis found seven cases filed in federal courts since May against Blue Cross Blue Shield subsidiaries, Aetna, and UnitedHealthcare that allege the insurance companies violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act by not fully reimbursing post-mastectomy breast reconstruction surgery despite a federal law that requires them to do so.

Under the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998, group health plans and individual health insurance policies must cover breast reconstruction surgery after breast cancer treatment.

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