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HSH CIGNA Payor Dispute Case Update

We are pleased to let you know that Humble Surgical Hospital has prevailed on all counts in the case filed against it by CIGNA Life Insurance Company in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Houston with the opinion issued by Federal Judge Kenneth Hoyt today. Judge Hoyt dismissed all claims made by […]

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Becker’s Hospital Review – Cigna ordered to pay $13M to physician-owned hospital

According to the judge, Cigna’s claim denials were based on the insurer’s flawed interpretation of exclusionary language in self-funded plans it administered. “Cigna’s interpretation of ‘exclusionary’ language as rejecting covered services, was improper and violative of the plans’ terms,” the judge concluded. The judge ordered Cigna to pay $11.4 million in damages and $2.3 million […]

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Law 360 – Cigna Ordered to Pay $13M For Refusal To Cover Claims

By Shayna Posses Law360, New York (June 1, 2016, 9:54 PM ET) — A Texas federal judge awarded a physician-owned hospital more than $13 million in litigation against Cigna, concluding Wednesday that the insurer breached the terms of benefit plans by refusing to cover out-of-network health care services provided by the facility.U.S. District Judge Kenneth […]

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Humble Surgical Hospital’s Dr. Gregory Harvey FOX-26

  Humble Surgical Hospital’s Dr. Gregory Harvey was recently featured on FOX-26 TV’s morning news Health Watch. He discussed orthopedic needs for runners in conjunction with the marathon and half marathon that took place over the weekend in Houston. This was a wonderful opportunity to share news with the greater Houston area about our hospital […]

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HUMBLE SURGICAL HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES 5TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT THE HUMBLE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Contact: Mika Rao; Director of Public Relations & Corporate Communications Phone: 713.416.1376 Email:  mika@ks-consulting.net HUMBLE SURGICAL HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES 5TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT THE HUMBLE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION HOUSTON, Texas, March 23, 2015— Humble Surgical Hospital is proud to sponsor the 5th Annual Humble Scholarship Foundation Golf Tournament.  The Humble Scholarship Foundation, Inc. (HSF) is […]

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Humble Surgical Hospital announces in-network status with UnitedHealthcare

Humble Surgical Hospital is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, the hospital is now an in-network provider with UnitedHealthcare. UnitedHealthcare accounts for a 20 percent of the insured market and being in-network will lead the hospital to expand service coverage. Humble Surgical Hospital also recently added on an MRI unit which we will be an […]

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Care for Our Community

View publisher’s Google+ page Ask Dr. Lawrence Oragwu and his wife, nurse practitioner Milady Mortimer-Oragwu, and they will tell you that the best way to ensure good health is prevention. Their enthusiasm for serving the families of Humble is clear form the moment you meet them. Dr. Oragwu was a strong voice in leading the […]

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Humble Scholarship Foundation announces 2014 student awards

Four years ago, Humble Surgical Hospital (HSH) launched the Humble Scholarship Foundation (HSF), which supports northeast Houston high school seniors who are going into the healthcare industry. In an effort to raise funds for this program, that year the annual HSF Golf Tournament, a fundraiser for the scholarship fund, was launched. Each year, hospital employees […]

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