Anthem Blue Cross has agreed to settle a lawsuit that accused the health insurer of manipulating policies and forcing California patients into higher deductible policies with fewer benefits.
San Francisco is suing three insurance companies on claims that they underpaid San Francisco General Hospital for emergency services given to policyholders.
Double-digit rate hikes for 120,000 Anthem Blue Cross health insurance policyholders will take effect Sunday.
After a state audit, California’s seven largest health insurers face nearly $5 million in fines for wrongly refusing to pay claims to hospitals and physicians.
Imagine the frustration when you do have insurance but you still can’t get your plan to pay for drugs that cost thousands of dollars a month.
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The president of Anthem Blue Cross in California is resigning after an attempted rate increase that became President Barack Obama’s poster child for out-of-control health care costs.