California AG Investigating 7 Insurance Companies For Illegal Rate Hikes

California AG Investigating 7 Insurance Companies For Illegal Rate Hikes

The showdown over skyrocketing insurance rates in California got even nastier yesterday. The state’s Attorney General’s office announced that it has subpoenaed financial documents and launched an investigation into allegations of illegal premium hikes and wrongfully denied claims by seven separate health insurance providers. [More]

HealthNet: Your Data May Have Been Stolen Several Months Ago

HealthNet: Your Data May Have Been Stolen Several Months Ago

HealthNet has been sending letters out to current and former clients notifying them that it lost medical and financial data on 1.5 million customers in May. The News-Times of Danbury, Conn. reports HealthNet sat on the news until recently. [More]

Cancer Patient Wins $9 Million From HealthNet In Arbitration Settlement

Cancer Patient Wins $9 Million From HealthNet In Arbitration Settlement

The award issued by an arbitration judge was the first of its kind and prompted Health Net to announce it was scrapping its cancellation practices that are under fire from state regulators, patients and the Los Angeles city attorney.