Insurers frequently don't cover 10 common medical services, according to a new analysis from HealthPocket. The company analyzed more than 11,000 health plans and found "significant consistency in what insurers are not willing to pay for."
Aetna failed to cover certain medical services and deceptively marketed its plans to students in Massachusetts and will pay a $1 million fine as a result, according to the state attorney general's office.
Health insurers are getting increasing pressure from employers, attempting to reduce their own expenses, to make healthcare pricing methods more transparent, reports the Wall Street Journal.
Health insurers have benefited greatly from the recent trend of decreased utilization--the 3.9 percent growth in health spending in 2010 was the lowest ever--but that's about to change as consumers