1United filed its own brief on appeal; Harmony and Amerigroup filed a joint brief on
2Prior to oral arguments, the parties filed an agreed motion to dismiss Defendant-
Appellee, United Health Care of Illinois, Inc., from this appeal. We now grant said motion.
MAY 15, 2008
MIDWEST EMERGENCY ASSOCIATES-ELGIN LTD., ) Appeal from the
and SULLIVAN URGENT AID CENTERS, LTD., ) Circuit Court of
d/b/a Sullivan Urgent Care Centers, Ltd., ) Cook County.
Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, ))
Nos. 06 L 6316
v. ) 06 L 6318
) 06 L 6319
HARMONY HEALTH PLAN OF ILLINOIS, INC., )
AMERIGROUP ILLINOIS, INC., and )
UNITED HEALTHCARE OF ILLINOIS, INC., ))
Honorable Bernetta D. Bush,
Defendants-Appellees. ) Judge Presiding.
JUSTICE CAMPBELL delivered the opinion of the court:
This is an appeal by plaintiffs, Midwest Emergency Associates-Elgin, Ltd., and Sullivan
Urgent Aid Centers, Ltd., from an order of the circuit court of Cook County dismissing an action
against defendants, Harmony Health Plan of Illinois, Inc., Amerigroup Illinois, Inc., and United
Healthcare of Illinois, Inc, under section 2-619 of the Code of Civil Procedure. 735 ILCS 5/2-
619 (West 2006).1 This appeal concerns only Harmony Health Plan of Illinois Inc. and
Amerigroup Illinois, Inc. (collectively Harmony Health).2