TITLE

Payment rate probe raises concerns about health care cost hikes

AUTHOR(S)
Wojcik, Joanne
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Business Insurance;2/18/2008, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals the plan of New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to sue UnitedHealth Group Inc. and several of its subsidiaries for dramatically under-reimbursing out-of-network medical expenses using data provided by Ingenix. In addition, Cuomo has issued subpoenas to 16 other large health insurers to determine whether they, too, are underpaying providers by relying on the Ingenix's Prevailing Healthcare Charges System.
ACCESSION #
31335590

 

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