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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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