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The effort, dubbed the Death Certificate Project, has sparked conflict with physicians in California and beyond.
After suing the company that sent out HIV mailings, Aetna has turned its ire to the attorneys that brought a class-action suit.
From California Healthline: California has fined Anthem Blue Cross $5 million for repeatedly failing to resolve consumer grievances in a timely manner.
From California Healthline: California officials slapped Kaiser Permanente with a $2.2 million fine for failing to provide data to the state’s Medicaid program.
A class-action complaint against Anthem Blue Cross alleges the insurer automatically renewed PPO plans for California consumers without informing them of new coverage changes.
Though the Obama administration has been adamant that subsidies will insulate most ACA exchange customers from rising premiums, this argument may not be bulletproof.