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Coventry Health Care of Missouri, Inc. v. Nevils

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-1305 Mo. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2015

Issue: Whether the Federal Employees Health Benefits Act (FEHBA), which governs the federal government’s provision of health benefits to millions of federal employees and their dependents, preempts state laws precluding carriers that administer FEHBA plans from seeking subrogation as required by their contracts with the Office of Personnel Management. CVSG: 05/22/2015.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 28 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 28, 2014)
May 8 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 30, 2014.
Jun 30 2014Brief of respondent Jodie Nevils in opposition filed.
Jul 16 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.
Jul 16 2014Reply of petitioners Coventry Health Care of Missouri, Inc., fka Group Health Plan, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 6 2014The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Dec 17 2014Letter of December 17, 2014, received from counsel for respondent.
May 22 2015Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED.
Jun 1 2015Supplemental brief of petitioner Coventry Health Care of Missouri, Inc., fka Group Health Plan, Inc. filed.
Jun 5 2015Supplemental brief of respondent Jodie Nevils filed.
Jun 9 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 25, 2015.
Jun 29 2015The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. The judgment is vacated, and the case is remanded to the Supreme Court of Missouri for further consideration in light of new regulations promulgated by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). See OPM, Final Rule, Federal Employees Health Benefits Program; Subrogation and Reimbursement Recovery, 80 Fed. Reg. 29,203 (May 21, 2015) (5 C.F.R. 890.106).