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News Release
6/8/2017
Posted by Jerry Flanagan

Santa Monica, CA -- The California Supreme Court should review a decision that would prevent consumers from seeking refunds when they are illegally taxed, according to an amicus curiae letter submitted by Consumer Watchdog. In McClain, et al. v. Sav-On Drugs, et al.,...
News Release
5/2/2017
Posted by Jerry Flanagan

Santa Monica, CA - California consumers are being priced out of their life insurance policies once they become disabled resulting in the loss of valuable coverage, according to a class-action lawsuit accusing Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company of “bad...
News Release
6/22/2016
Posted by Jerry Flanagan

Santa Monica, CA -- Anthem, Inc.’s, affiliated health plans are expanding the ways in which their members can receive HIV/AIDS specialty medications and will no longer have a requirement that members obtain HIV/AIDS medications only by mail. Specifically, Anthem...
Courtroom Case
2/26/2016
Posted by Jerry Flanagan

Aetna, Inc., and its subsidiary Coventry Health Care Inc., are attempting to circumvent the central reform of the Affordable Care Act—the so called “guaranteed issue” provision, which ensures all patients are guaranteed access to health insurance...
News Release
11/3/2015
Posted by Jerry Flanagan

Santa Monica, CA -- The Department of Managed Health Care’s (DMHC) settlement announced today does not ensure that Blue Shield customers are fully reimbursed for the costs they incurred as a result of the company’s misrepresentations regarding its network...
News Release
10/9/2015
Posted by Jerry Flanagan

Santa Monica, CA -- CIGNA, one of the nation’s largest health insurers, will end a requirement that patients across the United States obtain their HIV/AIDS medications by mail-order under a settlement announced today.   The lawsuit, JOHN DOE v. CIGNA, was...
Courtroom Case
9/10/2015
Posted by Jerry Flanagan

CIGNA, one of the nation’s largest health insurers, ended a requirement that patients across the United States obtain their HIV/AIDS medications by mail-order under a settlement of a class action lawsuit announced in October 2015. The lawsuit, JOHN DOE v. CIGNA,...
News Release
5/13/2015
Posted by Jerry Flanagan

Santa Monica, CA -- The state’s tax board must make public an audit and other records related to its historic decision to revoke Blue Shield of California’s tax-exempt status, according to letters sent today by Consumer Watchdog. Millions purchased health...
News Release
4/28/2015
Posted by Jerry Flanagan

Fort Lauderdale, FL -- CIGNA, one of the nation’s largest health insurers, is discriminating against patients with HIV/AIDS and attempting to circumvent the central reform of the Affordable Care Act, according to a national class action lawsuit filed late...
News Release
2/3/2015
Posted by Jerry Flanagan

Santa Monica, CA – In advance of a California legislative hearing on health care “costs” not scheduled to include testimony from consumers, consumer advocates will discuss the real financial threat patients face in a class-action lawsuit against...