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7/9/2014
Posted by Laura Antonini
Santa Monica, CA - Blue Cross vastly misrepresented the size of its physician and hospital networks and other key health plan contract terms in order to increase sales during the Affordable Care Act’s ‘open enrollment period’ that ended on March 31, according to a new California class action lawsuit filed by Blue Cross customers...
News Story
7/9/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
LOS ANGELES -- California insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross misled "millions of enrollees" about whether their doctors and hospitals were participating in its new "Obamacare" plans and failed to disclose that many policies wouldn't cover care outside its approved network, according to a class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday....
News Story
7/9/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
Statewide insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross misled “millions of enrollees” about whether their doctors and hospitals were participating in its new plans, and failed to disclose that many policies wouldn’t cover care outside its approved network, according to a class action lawsuit filed Tuesday. As a result, many consumers have...
News Story
7/9/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
The class action says the insurer overstated the number of doctors and hospitals in its network to lure more people to buy plans under the Affordable Care Act. A class action lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges that Anthem Blue Cross, one of California’s largest health insurers, sought to increase its market share under the Affordable Care Act by...
News Story
7/9/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
Wellpoint Inc. subsidiary Anthem Blue Cross Life & Health Insurance Co. was slapped with a proposed false advertising class action in California court on Tuesday alleging the insurer misled consumers regarding details of individual health plans offered under the Affordable Care Act. The insurer falsely represented that certain doctors and...
News Story
7/9/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
On Tuesday, Consumer Watchdog filed a class-action lawsuit alleging that Anthem Blue Cross misled "millions" of consumers who enrolled in its health plans about which physicians and hospitals were included in their provider networks, Kaiser Health News reports. Details of Lawsuit Consumer Watchdog filed the lawsuit on the behalf of...
News Story
7/9/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
Amid growing scrutiny statewide, insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross faces another consumer lawsuit over its use of narrow networks in Obamacare coverage. Six Anthem policyholders sued California's largest for-profit health insurer Tuesday in state court, accusing the company of misrepresenting the size of its physician networks and the...
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7/9/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
A consumer group said Wednesday it has filed a class action lawsuit that accuses a top California health insurer of fraud and unfair business practices allegedly intended to lure customers into buying its health insurance plans.
News Story
7/9/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
A Southern California nonprofit filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Anthem Blue Cross misled millions of customers when rolling out its plans under the Affordable Care Act, leaving many enrollees on the hook for large out-of-pocket expenses. According to a report in the Sacramento Bee, the suit alleges that...
News Story
7/8/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
California insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross misled “millions of enrollees” about whether their doctors and hospitals were participating in its new plans, and failed to disclose that many policies wouldn’t cover care outside its approved network, according to a class action lawsuit filed Tuesday. As a result, many consumers have...