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Managed Care Advisory Group Has Recovered Over $5.5 Billion in Funds for Clients

Hospital Council — Northern & Central California’s partner — Managed Care Advisory Group (MCAG) — recovered over $20 million for its health care clients in 2022, including nearly $1 million for Hospital Council-member hospitals. MCAG continues to let its clients know about tens of millions of dollars in upcoming settlements as well. Those who are already an MCAG client should be on the lookout for settlement checks in the coming months. 

For members who have missed out on previous opportunities, there are a number of upcoming settlements from which they can still benefit. 

Newly Announced Prescription Drug Class Actions — Do not miss this opportunity to capture revenue from these special funds: 

  • The Namenda Settlement | $56.4 million | Feb. 3, 2023, filing deadline 
  • The Payment Card Interchange Fee Settlement | $5.54 billion | TBD filing deadline 
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust Litigation for Providers | Settlement fund TBD | TBD filing deadline  

Signing up for MCAG’s Service is easy. 

Contact Kimberly Johnson, vice president, business development, at with any questions. 

Payment Card Settlement Disclaimer: On Dec. 13, 2019, the court granted final approval of the settlement filed on Sept. 18, 2018, for the Rule 23(b)(3) class plaintiffs in this action. No claim forms are available at this time, and no claim-filing deadline exists. No-cost assistance will be available from the class administrator and class counsel during any claims-filing period. No one is required to sign up with any third-party service in order to participate in any settlement. For additional information regarding the status of the litigation, people may visit, the court-approved website for this case.