The first Alert in this two-part series discussed three common issues facing out-of-network medical providers in asserting reimbursement claims against employee benefits plan administrators (whether an insurance company or...more
You know that under ERISA regulations a claimant has at least 180 days to appeal a benefit denial. ERISA plans set out contractual timelines for appeals.
But what happens when that 180 day period runs out on a weekend?...more
The court of appeals affirmed. A workers’ compensation carrier can commit the tort of bad faith in two ways: (1) the intentional and unreasonable denial of a claim (“bad faith denial of benefits”); or (2) the intentional and...more
As Hillary Clinton can attest,some government investigations tend to drag on, and they create problems for their targets as long as they last. In late 2011, the targets of a lingering investigation by the Connecticut...more
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