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PacifiCare fined $3.5 million for claims-processing violations

According to the San Diego Union Tribune, yesterday PacifiCare was fined $3.5 million and the California Department of Managed Health Care is seeking up to $1.3 billion in additional penalties for “130,000 alleged claims-processing violations…in California between July 1, 2005, and May 31, 2007.” PacifiCare is the second largest HMO in San Diego and the […]

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