Month: December 2022

Non Profit Health Plans with $6.8 Billion in projected revenue set to combine.

Insurers SCAN Group and CareOregon would form HealthRight, covering Medicare and Medicaid enrollees. Two nonprofit health plans focused on government-backed coverage are planning to combine in a deal that aims to create a sizable new player in the rapidly growing business of managed Medicare and Medicaid. SCAN Group, based in Long Beach, Calif., and CareOregon, …

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Plaintiff whose insurer delayed surgery is awarded $14 million over opioid dependency:

Full Article by Christian Martinez A Los Angeles County jury awarded more than $14 million this week to a woman who sued her health insurance provider alleging that the company’s long delay in approving surgery for a painful condition led to her opioid dependency. Health Net was ordered to pay $7.5 million in punitive damages …

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