Illinois Blue will pay $144 million in federal fines for mishandled medicare claims

Bell, Allison
August 1998
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;8/31/98, Vol. 102 Issue 35, p40
Informs that Health Care Services Corp. of Illinois, parent company of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, has agreed to settle charges it mishandled Medicare claims. Decision to pay civil and criminal fines and plead guilty to eight criminal offenses; Lawsuit filed by former employee Evelyn Knoob alleging misconduct; Illinois Blue's processing of Illinois and Michigan Medicare claims.


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