Health Insurance

Was your health insurance claim denied in bad faith?

If you felt ill visiting a doctor or hospital, having your health insurance claim denied is enough to make you feel sick all over again — especially if you’re stuck with a large medical bill as a result of a denial. Unfortunately, health insurance claim denials are on the rise, and some experts believe the Affordable Care…

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Is Universal Health Care Really the Best Medicine?

With the election looming around the corner, we should glance over the controversial issue we will inevitably be seeing on the ballots in November – a national health insurance program. Is it a good idea? Advocates in favor of the nationwide program say it could save approximately $150 billion on paperwork alone. Because of the…

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Disabled Young Adults Face New Challenges

When many young adults turn 18 years old, they are looking forward to an exciting future that includes college or a new job. But the approximately 500,000 young people who require special medical attention and suffer from diseases like cystic fibrosis, diabetes, congenital heart disease or severe disabilities due to injuries are facing a dilemma…

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Health Net Accused of Canceling Policies to Save Money

Large California Health Insurer, Health Net Inc. is involved in a $6 million lawsuit with accusations of dropping health policies in order to save money, set company goals, and pay bonuses to employees. Patsy Bates, a California hairdresser, is seeking $6 million in damages after her coverage was rescinded by Health Net during her chemotherapy…

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