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Ruling Shows Medicare Confusion Can Lead To Costly Results

Health insurance is a critically important benefit since illness and injury are unpredictable, and the high cost of medical care makes it unaffordable to most people absent insurance. Healthcare coverage is confounding, especially if one has health insurance through their employer and are eligible for Medicare due to the so-called Medicare as secondary payer rules […]

When to hire a health insurance claim denial lawyer

Navigating a denial of your private health insurance claim at a time when your focus is on receiving the medical care you need can seem like an uphill battle with your insurance company. Healthcare claims are often complex. It is important to consult with a lawyer who focuses on health insurance claims and possesses the expertise and knowledge to get your claim approved and prevent you from being stuck with a medical bill that your health insurer should pay. […]

UnitedHealth ERISA ruling exposes faults in health coverage

The availability of health insurance coverage for treatment of mental health conditions recently took a huge step forward with the entry of judgment by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in Wit v. United Behavioral Health.[1] After the issuance of a ruling in 2019 finding United Behavioral Health, or UBH — a UnitedHealth Group […]