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News Story
7/10/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
Click here to listen to the audio of this radio news broadcast. 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.  The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County...
News Story
7/10/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
Anthem Blue Cross is now facing multiple lawsuits over the narrow physician networks it used in plans on California's ObamaCare exchange, according to a report. A new lawsuit filed Tuesday in state court alleges that the insurance giant misled consumers into buying plans with narrow networks when they believed they were receiving more...
News Story
7/10/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
Anthem Blue Cross misrepresented the size of its physician and hospital networks in an effort to bolster sales during the Affordable Care Act enrollment period, according to a lawsuit announced on Wednesday. The suit, filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court by Santa Monica-based Consumer Watchdog, contends the insurer also concealed the fact...
News Story
7/10/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
Bait and switch? A consumer group is going after one of the state's largest health providers. A class action lawsuit has been filed that alleges Anthem Blue Cross tried to inflate its market share by overstating the number of doctors and hospitals in its network during the open enrollment period for Obamacare. Consumer Watchdog also alleges...
News Release
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...