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$91 million case against nation's largest insurer is a 'clear win' for patients

Jack Needleman, the Fred W. and Pamela K. Wasserman Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a CNN article about a California Supreme Court decision that paved the way for the state to collect $91 million in fines from the UnitedHealthcare Group.

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Monday, January 28, 2019
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If you've ever been wrongfully denied health insurance coverage, a recent court decision should give you hope in fighting your insurer and holding them accountable.

That's the key takeaway, experts say, after a California Supreme Court decision in early January paved the way for the state to collect $91 million in fines from the UnitedHealthcare Group, the nation's largest insurance company.