Aetna Health Inc. v. Davila

U.S. District Court Invalidates Dartmouth Patents Asserted by ChromaDex

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:30pm

The litigation between Elysium Health, ChromaDex, and Dartmouth commenced in September 2018, centered on two Dartmouth patents licensed by ChromaDexU.S.

Key Points: 
  • The litigation between Elysium Health, ChromaDex, and Dartmouth commenced in September 2018, centered on two Dartmouth patents licensed by ChromaDexU.S.
  • 101 and under controlling U.S. Supreme Court precedent because they are directed to products of nature, as nicotinamide riboside ("NR"), the subject of the patents, is a naturally-occurring vitamin.
  • Because the District Court concluded that the patents are invalid on this ground, it did not have occasion to reach numerous other defenses Elysium Health had raised, including additional invalidity and noninfringement grounds.
  • "After three years of litigation, we are gratified that the court vindicated our position and concluded that the Dartmouth patents licensed by ChromaDex are invalid, as we have contended all along," said Elysium Health CEO Eric Marcotulli.

PLEXIS CAPS Platforms Innovate by Digitizing Provider Payments

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:31pm

Ashland, Oregon--(Newsfile Corp. - September 15, 2021) - PLEXIS Healthcare Systems, an established innovator in second-generation digital core administrative processing solutions (CAPS) platforms for healthcare payers, announces a partnership with digital payment processing company ECHO Health.

Key Points: 
  • Ashland, Oregon--(Newsfile Corp. - September 15, 2021) - PLEXIS Healthcare Systems, an established innovator in second-generation digital core administrative processing solutions (CAPS) platforms for healthcare payers, announces a partnership with digital payment processing company ECHO Health.
  • Together, they provide a highly efficient end-to-end claims processing and payment solution that will integrate seamlessly into healthcare payer adjudication platforms.
  • Together, ECHO Heath and PLEXIS provide a highly efficient end-to-end claims processing and payment solution that will integrate seamlessly into healthcare payer adjudication platforms.
  • PLEXIS Healthcare Systems, an established innovator in digital core administrative processing solutions (CAPS), is featured in Gartner's Market Guide for U.S. Healthcare Payers' Core Administrative Processing Solutions (25 June 2019) as a Representative Vendor.

No World Borders Announces Cost Saving Solutions for Employer Self-Funded, Auto Insurance Plans

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 6:50pm

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --No World Borders, Inc. announced patent-pending technology and services to reduce the cost of medical care.

Key Points: 
  • NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --No World Borders, Inc. announced patent-pending technology and services to reduce the cost of medical care.
  • of No World Borders, said, "Over 75 million Americans have healthcare coverage from an employer self-insured health plan.
  • Employer fully funded plans cover nearly an equal number of Americans.
  • Third-party administrators of ERISA self-insured plans do not always have the tools to evaluate third-party liability, which, if pursued, could significantly reduce the ERISA plan's costs.