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  • How did UnitedHealth let so many questionable claims slip past?

     How did UnitedHealth let so many questionable claims slip past?
    Here's how the nation's largest health insurance company aided and abetted what it says was a $43-million healthcare fraud. In a lawsuit filed recently in federal court in Los Angeles, UnitedHealth Group says it paid out the $43 million to an...
  • Brothers behind Lap-Band ads sued

    Brothers behind Lap-Band ads sued
    The nation's largest health insurance company has accused the brothers behind the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign of defrauding the insurer of more than $40 million by operating a complex weight-loss surgery billing scheme. UnitedHealth Group Inc....
  • U.S. government health agency sees 25 percent increase in Obamacare insurers

    (Reuters) - The number of insurers offering individual health plans on the Obamacare exchanges will increase about 25 percent in 2015 and that should keep down prices, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Tuesday in a report. More...
  • U.S. says Medicare Advantage enrollment at all-time high

    (Reuters) - Elderly Americans have enrolled in privately managed Medicare health plans in record numbers even as average premiums continue to rise, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said on Thursday. The agency said the average...
  • Humana CEO: New competition curbs Obamacare plan prices

    BOSTON (Reuters) - New competition between health insurers offering so-called Obamacare plans in 2015 is having an impact on the pricing of such coverage, based on a first look at proposed insurance premiums, the head of Humana Inc said on Wednesday. The...
  • Problem Solver: Consumers keep up fight on insurance, car dealer

    Problem Solver: Consumers keep up fight on insurance, car dealer
    Mary Klinefelter's long, confusing and mind-numbingly frustrating battle with Golden Rule Insurance continues, with the Orland Park resident chipping away at her almost year-old medical bill. Klinefelter, featured in the Aug. 28 column, had a routine...
  • Problem Solver: Hertz pays for windshield damaged in Germany

    Problem Solver: Hertz pays for windshield damaged in Germany
    All Bart Yates wanted was a repair estimate from Hertz for the car he rented in Germany. The Prospect Heights resident, featured in Thursday's column, had been trying to obtain the document since May, when a rock hit the windshield of his rental while...
  • Big insurer jumps into Obamacare markets

     
    It's hard to get a grasp on Pennsylvania's Obamacare marketplace for the upcoming year, but one big health insurer that skipped the marketplace in 2014 is planning on participating in 2015. UnitedHealthcare, an operating division of UnitedHealth Group,...
  • Problem Solver: Routine physical leads to insurance payment pain

    Problem Solver: Routine physical leads to insurance payment pain
    Mary Klinefelter's Golden Rule Insurance Co. health plan said it would pay 100 percent of the costs associated with routine physical exams. Just to be sure, the Orland Park resident called Golden Rule on Oct. 1 and asked what constituted a "routine...
  • In quest for next windfall, tech funds look to healthcare

    In quest for next windfall, tech funds look to healthcare
    Some of the best-known technology investors are looking beyond their tried-and-true Internet plays to bet on healthcare data as the next growth market. Venture capital firms and portfolio managers of large mutual funds are among those investing in...
  • Rollins kicks off new health lecture series

    Rollins kicks off new health lecture series
    Rollins College is launching its new Center for Health Innovation with a free lecture from Dr. Adewale Troutman on Sept. 8 at the Archibald Granville Bush Science Center on the Rollins Campus. The forum will be the debut of a series of public events for...