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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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Probiotics- Are They Right for Me?

When you think of bacteria, what comes to mind—contagious germs, the common cold, disinfectant spray? For some, the word alone strikes fear in their hearts. However, the right kind of internal bacteria in your gut can be more of a friend than a foe. These helpful little microorganisms are known as probiotics and they pack […]

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A Colonoscopy Could Save Your Life

It’s time to talk about that uncomfortable, but necessary procedure we all know—the colonoscopy. Colonoscopies, though they had a bad reputation, are one of the most important procedures a person can have done. Approximately 50,000 people will die per year, due to colorectal cancer. Being the 2nd leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United […]

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Patient Safety is the Cornerstone of our Work

Patient Safety is the cornerstone of our work at Humble Surgical Hospital and all the facilities in our network. Recently, chief nursing/administrative officer at Westside Surgical Hospital, Angie Kauffman was asked to share best practices on this topic with the readers of Medical Journal of Houston. Click here to read: Medical Journal Houston – July […]

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