Humana Will Pay $45M To Settle Dispute Over Military Care Reimbursements
Humana is set to pay $45 million to five health systems to resolve a reimbursement dispute with the group of hospitals over the insurer's military health care business.
Fox News: Humana Expects Costs Of $45 Million For Hospital Settlement
Health insurer Humana Inc. said Monday it will pay about $45 million to resolve a five-year-old lawsuit filed a group of hospitals that had alleged breached agreements by Humana's military health-care business. … The lawsuit was filed in 2007 by several hospitals, including ones run by Sacred Heart Health System Inc. and Tenet Healthcare Corp. The hospitals' lawsuit included allegations that Humana Military Healthcare Services Inc. breached network agreements with hospitals in six states that contracted for reimbursement of outpatient services for people covered by a military health plan, Humana said in its annual filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (5/21).
Modern Healthcare: Humana Set To Pay $45 Million To Settle Reimbursement Feud
Humana, Louisville, Ky., expects to pay $45 million in the second quarter to resolve a 2007 lawsuit filed by a number of health systems against its military benefits arm. ... Humana Military Healthcare Services, which administers Tricare benefits, came under fire in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida for allegedly breaching its network agreements with a class of hospitals in six states (Kutscher, 5/21).