Consumer watchdog uncovers fraudulent insurance companies who attempt to deceive consumers looking for coverage under Covered California.
New Study Shows Too Many Insured Patients Are Not Covered, Rate Regulation Needed to Protect California Policyholders from Crushing Medical Debt
CONTACT Jamie Court & Carmen Balber
Santa Monica, CA – A Kaiser Family Foundation/New York Times survey showing that one-in-five working-age Americans ran into serious financial difficulties trying to pay medical bills despite being insured is yet more evidence that California needs health insurance rate regulation, Consumer Watchdog said today. In the survey, 62% of those who...
By Carmen Balber
At the end of the day Tuesday, HHS quietly announced that the administration will allow junk health insurance company Mega Life and Health, in Maine, to evade rules under the federal health reform law that require insurance companies to spend 80% of premiums on actual patient care, instead of profits and overhead. The limited-benefit insurance...