Jun 14th, 2019
New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation June 13 removing non-medical exemptions from school vaccination requirements for children. Religion is no longer a viable excuse for not immunizing children in the state. “The science is crystal clear: Vaccines are safe, effective and the best way to keep our children safe. This administration has ...
Nov 13th, 2009
Health insurers will soon have a new, independent database to use for determining out-of-network payment rates for physicians. Not-for-profit company FAIR Health Inc. and an Upstate New York research network headquartered at Syracuse University are charged with the task of developing the new database. New Out-of-Network Physician Pay Dbase is FAIR was last modified: July 5th, ...
Aug 3rd, 2009
Twelve people and nine corporations located in New York City were indicted July 8 in Bronx Supreme Court for allegedly bilking insurance carriers for more than $1 million in fraudulent claims. N.Y. Attorney General Takes Down Insurance Fraud Ring was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
Feb 13th, 2009
Not long after United HealthCare agreed to shut down its Ingenix “usual and customary” database and pay $50 million to establish a nonprofit group to run a new database that will determine payment rates for out-of-network health care providers, two additional regional insurers have agreed to ante up. New York insurers, Independent Health and HealthNow ...