Tag Archives: consumer protection
An op-ed in Friday’s New York Times (7/5/13), hit the nail on the head about health care costs. It’s entitled “Diagnosis: Insufficient Outrage.” http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/05/opinion/diagnosis-insufficient-outrage.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&wpisrc=nl_wonk_b&_r=0 I would argue, however, that considerable outrage exists about health care costs. There are just precious … Continue reading
In the interest of our continuing reporting on price transparency and accountability, here is an interesting breaking story. correction: the original story posted the Judge’s decision as July 31, 2013. The correct date is: July 2, 2013, which has now … Continue reading
Special Report: When Consumer Protection Isn’t There III: WE WON and Comment Period on Essential Health Benefits Ends April 22.
We won!! Thanks to an intrepid staff attorney at the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC). Esther and I had given up all hope that she would be reinstated with her long term care insurance company when Alan … Continue reading
This is a follow-up to an earlier blog and recounts the findings against another long-term care insurance company that had a comparable complaint. The Company was fined and given a cease and desist order. Read the whole story below. And … Continue reading