UnitedHealth will pay $11.5 million as part of a settlement with state medical societies and individual doctors who sued the insurer 15 years ago over how much it pays and codes claims.
The Nemours Foundation, which owns the Alfred I. du Pont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, filed a federal lawsuit against United Healthcare of Delaware Monday in a dispute over pediatric care covered by Medicaid, the SF Gate reported.
How much money should the CEO and other top executives at a modest healthcare system in a city of 250,000 receive? A Kentucky court may decide.
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against New Jersey-based Honeywell over its wellness program, which requires employees and their spouses take medical tests or face financial penalties.
A gynecologist who secretly recorded thousands of women during pelvic exams using tiny hidden cameras in pens and key fobs cost Johns Hopkins Hospital $190 million in settlement claims--one of the largest on record involving sexual misconduct by a physician, the Baltimore Sun reported.
Blue Shield of California won't pay for reconstructive surgeries to return disfigured patients to normal appearances, which violates state law, a lawsuit against the insurer claims.
A high-pitched battle between rival Pittsburgh healthcare organizations took another turn for the worse this week when University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the region's largest healthcare system, sued Highmark for false advertising.
The Cook County (Ill.) Board of Commissioners has agreed to pay $2.6 million to settle a lawsuit brought by three physicians who claimed they had been wrongfully terminated from their jobs at a public hospital.
Two ex-employees of Catholic Health East filed a federal lawsuit last week alleging the nonprofit hospital chain's pension plans are underfunded by $438 million, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
A battle between two for-profit healthcare systems over the sale of a hospital in Passaic, N.J., has boiled over into the courts, with dueling accusations of political threats and intimidation, according to local press reports.