A federal district court in Washington recently granted preliminary approval to a $6 million settlement of a mental health parity class action suit against Regence Blueshield.  Plaintiffs claimed that defendants routinely excluded and limited coverage of the essential therapies to treat children with developmental disabilities.  A fairness hearing is scheduled for September 11, 2015.  The case is K.M. v. Regence Blueshield, No. 13-1214 (W.D. Wash. Apr. 22, 2015).