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  • Aetna Fined $1M After Thousands Complain About Erroneous Pharmacy Network

    Aetna Fined $1M After Thousands Complain About Erroneous Pharmacy Network
    Aetna has been penalized $1 million by federal Medicare officials after thousands of people complained about the nearly 6,900 pharmacies the insurer listed as in-network when they were really out of network. The 6,887 pharmacies were listed as in-network...
  • Liberty Mutual confirms it's bringing 5,000 jobs to new Plano campus

    DALLAS Boston-based Liberty Mutual Insurance plans to have 5,000 employees working on a new campus in Plano by the end of 2017. The nation's third largest insurer told employees on Tuesday that it will build the new North Texas campus in West Plano....
  • New law clarifies medical marijuana insurance requirements

    Workers' compensation carriers and self-insurers will not be required to pay for a patient's medical marijuana under a new bill Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law Monday. The state's more than 63,000 holders of medical marijuana cards will still be...
  • UnitedHealth stock growth yields potential windfall for CEO

    UnitedHealth CEO Stephen Hemsley realized a potential gain of more than $45 million from exercising stock options last year, as the share price of the nation's largest health insurer topped $100 on the way to setting all-time highs. The 62-year-old...
  • AIG says it tried to drop Risoldi family as clients after first fire at Bucks estate

    AIG says it tried to drop Risoldi family as clients after first fire at Bucks estate
    An AIG insurance adjuster testified the company tried to drop the Risoldi family as clients ever since 2009, following the first of what would be three fires at the family's Buckingham estate. James O'Keefe told a Bucks County District Court judge...
  • Equal coverage for mental and medical health remains an issue, studies show

    Equal coverage for mental and medical health remains an issue, studies show
    After overdosing 19 times, William Head Williams was finally ready to enter a detoxification program for his heroin addiction. But he was turned away from a New York hospital after his insurer deemed his admission not medically necessary, said his...
  • Big cleanup in NC gov't building after weekend flooding

    Workers at the North Carolina Department of Insurance and other state agencies are cleaning up after water flooded a state building in downtown Raleigh damaging offices and state records. Officials said Tuesday it's not known what caused an 8-inch...
  • Merrillville nose doctor Weinberger to serve probation in Florida

     Merrillville nose doctor Weinberger to serve probation in Florida
    Mark Weinberger is staying in Florida for the near future. U.S. District Judge Philip Simon last week approved moving the Merrillville nose doctor, who admitted performing fake operations on more than 20 patients as part of a insurance fraud ring, to...
  • Lawsuit accuses Chicago-based insurer of overcharging on premiums

    Lawsuit accuses Chicago-based insurer of overcharging on premiums
    An Illinois man is accusing a Chicago-based insurance provider of overcharging customers for health insurance by calculating premiums differently than specified in the Affordable Care Act, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court....
  • Study: Breast cancer overtreatment costs US $4B a year

    Sharpening a medical debate about the costs and benefits of cancer screening, a new report estimates that the U.S. spends $4 billion a year on unnecessary medical costs due to mammograms that generate false alarms, and on treatment of certain breast...
  • NY starts out-of-network health coverage protections

    New protections against big surprise medical bills are starting in New York. Enacted last year, they require insurance payments for out-of-network medical treatment in emergencies, when similar services or specialists are unavailable within the insurer's...
  • Insurance commissioner, consumer advocate split over Allstate rates

    Insurance commissioner, consumer advocate split over Allstate rates
    In the California insurance world, activist Harvey Rosenfield and Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones have been longtime collaborators. Until recently. Rosenfield, a feisty consumer advocate from Santa Monica, wrote Proposition 103, a landmark 1988 ballot...