No. B174131.

31 Cal.Rptr.3d 688 (2005)

131 Cal.App.4th 211

Mark R. BELL et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. BLUE CROSS OF CALIFORNIA, Defendant and Respondent.

Court of Appeals of California, Second District, Division One.

July 21, 2005.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Law Offices of Andrew H. Selesnick, Andrew H. Selesnick; California Lawyers Group, Robert B. Scapa, Encino; Law Offices of Clifford A. Cantor and Clifford A. Cantor, Sammamish, WA, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

Department of Managed Health Care, Office of Enforcement, Amy L. Dobberteen, Assistant Deputy Director, Debra L. Denton, Assistant Chief Counsel, Troy R. Szabo and Jennifer Gore, Staff Counsel, for California Department of Managed Health Care as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Plaintiffs and Appellants.

Catherine I. Hanson and Astrid G. Meghrigian, San Francisco, for California Medical Association as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Plaintiffs and Appellants.

Stephan, Oringher, Richman & Theodora, Gordon E. Bosserman and Gerald J. Miller, Los Angeles, for Defendant and Respondent.


Blue Cross of California is a health care service plan within the meaning of the Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act of 1975, Health and Safety Code section 1340 et seq.1 Mark R. Bell, M.D. (a board-certified emergency room physician who is obligated to treat all emergency room patients without regard to whether they are insured or able to pay (§ 1317, subd. (b))), has...

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