UnitedHealth probe reveals history of pricing questions
The Street, March 13, 2008
Many health insurance companies rely on data supplied by Ingenix--a division of UnitedHealth Group--to establish rates for healthcare provided outside of its own network. Physicians have long complained about the arrangement and accused insurers of conspiring to lower rates for out-of-network services. Now New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has furthered the controversy after announcing a sweeping industry-wide investigation specifically focused on out-of-network pricing.
- Interventional Radiology No Longer a Sub-Specialty
- NFP Hospitals' Revenue Growth at 'All-Time Low'
- Acute Kidney Injury Gets New Focus
- Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research: Avoiding Confusion
- Half of All Primary Care, Internal Medicine Jobs Unfilled in 2013
- Transforming Cancer Care
- mHealth Tackles Readmissions
- CNO Leads $1M Charge for New Scrubs, Uniforms
- Proton Beam Therapy Poised for Growth in US
- Sharp HealthCare Leaves Pioneer ACO Program