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CareCentrix files corporate espionage lawsuit against Signify Health
(Photo: Sora Shimazaki from Pexels) The post-acute care company CareCentrix filed a complaint in U.S. district court against Marcus Lanznar and Signify Health, accusing Lanznar of corporate espionage and theft of confidential information.
“CareCentrix entrusted Lanznar with its highest levels of confidential information, strategies, and trade secrets,” read a redacted version of the complaint filed in a Delaware district court on Monday.
“As Signify prepared to go public, it combatted CareCentrix’s superiority by launching a scheme with Lanznar to use Lanznar as a spy within CareCentrix,” the complaint alleged.
“As a matter of policy, we do not comment on pending lawsuits or legal proceedings,” said a Signify representative in response to requests for comment. “However, we dispute the claims asserted by CareCentrix and intend to vigorously defend the lawsuit.”
Lanznar did not respond to requests for comment.
WHY IT MATTERS CareCentrix uses analytics to determine the appropriate site for post-acute care as well as providing support and coordination for patients and families throughout care transitions. Meanwhile, Signify’s platform combines technology, analytics and networks to power and create value-based payment programs.”CareCentrix and Signify both compete in the benefits management market, employing technology, analytics, business strategies, expertise and network presence to allow payers and providers […]