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California Investigates Aetna’s Coverage Denial Practices
1 week Ago

California Investigates Aetna’s Coverage Denial Practices

After Aetna’s former medical director admitted that he did not review patients’ records when approving or denying a claim, the state of California has launched an investigation into the company’s patient claims review process, CNN reports. Dr. Jay Ken Iinuma was deposed as part of a lawsuit against the insurer brought by Gillen Washington, a […]

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Consumers Stuck With Big Bills After ER Trips
1 week Ago

Consumers Stuck With Big Bills After ER Trips

More and more consumers are finding themselves saddled with expensive emergency room bills as a result of Anthem’s decision to stop covering visits it deems to be non-emergencies.  That’s exactly what happened to Kimberly Fister-Mesch. According to Consumer Reports, Fister-Mesch woke up in the middle night with a severe headache. She took Motrin and Tylenol, […]

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The problems with inadequate health insurance networks
2 weeks Ago

The problems with inadequate health insurance networks

Originally appeared on Washington Examiner. “The uninsured rate in the United States is at its lowest level in history, and that is something to applaud. However, while consumers are doing what they’re being asked — purchasing policies — insurers have taken advantage of them by selling healthcare plans so limited that finding covered doctors and […]

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