TITLE

Appeals process embroils employers while governments test new rules

AUTHOR(S)
Chute, Sandra L.
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;04/15/2001, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Addresses issues surrounding denied health care claims in the United States. Involvement of employers in handling denied health care claims; Information on statutes for resolving denied claims; Provisions under the Patients' Bill of Rights.
ACCESSION #
4355513

 

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