California insurers are raising rates by an average of 4.2 percent, but state insurance officials aren't challenging the increased premiums. However, they are scrutinizing insurers' narrow networks, reported the Los Angeles Times.
California officials have fined Kaiser Permanente $4 million for failing to provide access to mental health services for its members.
Anthem Blue Cross has agreed to pay $3 million as part of a settlement with the California Department of Managed Health Care regarding claims it underpaid between 2007 and 2011.
California officials ordered Kaiser Foundation Health Plan to stop denying physical, occupational and speech therapy to certain patients, reported the Contra Costa Times. Since 2009, more than 100
The California Department of Managed Health Care is calling Anthem Blue Cross's 16 percent rate increase affecting 120,000 individual customers "unreasonable," but said it can't stop the insurer from
Health Net (NYSE: HNT) is under investigation after it lost nine computer drives containing Social Security numbers and other personal information on almost 2 million current or former members.
The California Department of Managed Health Care levied fines totaling $4.85 million against seven health plans for failure to pay claims to hospitals and physicians accurately. The fines, which