Tag: Insurance

Doctors Sue United Healthcare for Bad Faith

BROOKLYN (CN) – A 22,000-member physicians’ group sued United Healthcare Insurance, claiming the money-grubbing, multibillion-dollar insurance company is illegally terminating them from its Medicare network on Jan. 1 to cut its losses from reduced federal payments under the Affordable Care Act.

Boy, 7, born with rare cancer loses his insurance because of Obamacare…leaving his parents needing $50,000 to pay for life-saving chemotherapy

A Gainesville, Texas family is fighting  for their cancer-stricken child’s life after he was removed from his insurance  plan Ron and Krista Alford’s seven-year-old  boy Hunter is in need of another round of chemotherapy costing  $50,000 He has lost his insurance after an  administrative blunder caused by Obamacare […]

For Small Businesses, a Hidden Tax in Health Care?

Smaller Companies Expected to Bear the Brunt of Little-Known Fee for Insurers By  Sarah E. Needleman               Nov. 20, 2013 8:40 p.m. ET Patrick Norris, co-owner of manufacturing firm Norris International Services, expects higher health costs in 2014. Norris International Services When   Patrick Norris  renews his small business’s health-care plan […]

Loopholes in health care law could result in employee harassment ? May choose not to hire people that do not carry their own insurance

  Photo courtesy              College of Law As firms grapple with the significant cost increases associated with the Affordable Care Act, the possibility emerges that employers would harass or retaliate against employees in order to avoid the law’s financial penalties, according to law professors Peter Molk (pictured) and […]