The federal No Surprises Act, which took effect Jan. 1, protects patients from receiving surprise medical bills resulting from unexpected, out-of-network coverage for emergency services, anesthesiology, radiology and other medical care.
Health care headache: Ruling bars ISBA from offering insurance to solos, but leaders seek options
When the federal district court in Washington, D.C., ruled in a dispute over the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), Indiana State Bar Association president Todd Spurgeon heard the screech of a locomotive coming to sudden stop.Read More
A Hoosier child diagnosed with an autism disorder who was denied coverage for related therapy through his parents’ health plan may proceed with his suit against the parents’ employer, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed.
For five years, health insurer Anthem Inc. has tried to clamp down on what it considered unnecessary, expensive visits to emergency rooms by denying claims or downgrading reimbursements for ER visits that turned out not to be life-threatening. But now, that policy has come back to bite the Indianapolis-based company.
A dispute between a Fort Wayne hospital and an insurance company over payment of medical care returned to the Court of Appeals of Indiana, which found the insurance provider’s obligation under the state’s Hospital Lien Act is not greater than its policy limits.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has affirmed the grant of summary judgment to an insurance carrier that denied a claim for uninsured motorist coverage, finding the claim was untimely and the two-year statute of limitations was not against public policy.
John Ryan, longtime head of Indianapolis-based law firm Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, is stepping down Jan. 1 to become CEO of OrthoIndy, one of the region’s largest orthopedic practices.
Indiana will increase free COVID-19 testing across the state through a partnership with Gravity Diagnostics.
An out-of-state surgeon did not sway the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday from affirming the dismissal of his negligent procurement claims against an Indiana insurance broker who convinced him to switch disability policies.
The Biden administration has revoked the federal authorization for Indiana’s planned work requirements for low-income residents who receive their health insurance through Medicaid.
A jury verdict against a fired Anthem, Inc. executive will stand after the Indiana Court of Appeals declined to overturn the denial of the former insurance exec’s requests for a new trial.
The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled for an insurer Wednesday in a dispute over long-term disability benefits, finding its policy excluded Social Security benefits and affirming an order that the recipient refund monthly payments, with interest, that the insurance company overpaid.
The Indiana State Bar Association rolled out a long-awaited health plan that bar association leaders believe will provide an affordable alternative, especially to small- and medium-size firms across the state.
A local utility breached its contract with its former directors when it revoked their health insurance coverage, a majority of the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled. A dissenting judge, however, found that the majority engaged in a “logical fallacy” in holding that the utility was obligated to continue providing coverage to the plaintiffs.
Indiana’s appellate courts are set to hear arguments next week in a case related to medical malpractice and one dealing with disability issues arising under Kentucky law.
Some investment analysts and health care observers say changes to Blue Cross Blue Shield rules that are stipulated in a half-billion-dollar settlement are so favorable to Indianapolis-based Anthem’s growth prospects that they view the deal as a huge win for the company.
The Supreme Court seemed likely Tuesday to leave in place the bulk of the Affordable Care Act, including key protections for pre-existing health conditions and subsidized insurance premiums that affect tens of millions of Americans.
President-elect Joe Biden is championing the Obama administration’s signature health law as it goes before the Supreme Court in a case that could overturn it.
The state of Indiana has received federal approval to continue for 10 more years its Healthy Indiana Plan medical savings account that enrolls more than 572,000 low-income adult Hoosiers.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed in part, reversed in part and remanded entry of summary judgment in favor of an Indianapolis chiropractic clinic in a case brought by a woman injured in a car accident.
The Supreme Court opens Monday a new term with Republicans on the cusp of realizing a dream 50 years in the making, a solid conservative majority that might roll back abortion rights, expand gun rights and shrink the power of government.