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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...
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...
Settlement Between State Agency and Blue Shield Shortchanges Consumers Hit With Unexpected Medical Bills
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
Health Net Sued for ‘Bait & Switch’ of Doctor and Hospital Networks, Consumer Pays $12,000 Out-of-Pocket for Cancer Treatment
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...
Santa Monica, CA -- Aetna is 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 regardless of their health condition...
Santa Monica, CA – Beginning on Saturday consumers may enroll in new health coverage or switch plans for 2015. Consumers should be cautious when choosing coverage because health insurers continue to throw up roadblocks to quality care, said Consumer Watchdog....