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Posted on Oct 18, 2017 (59 days ago)

Daily Beast

Dear Baby Connor: Your Coverage Is Denied
Daily Beast
Dear Connor Richardson,. As HIP Health Plan of New York, we try hard to provide you with access to quality health care services that meet your needs. When we decide to deny coverage for treatment or service, we want to make sure you know why… We look ...


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Posted on Oct 18, 2017 (59 days ago)

Daily Mail

Nine-month-old boy undergoing aggressive chemotherapy for a brain tumor is REJECTED coverage by insurance ...
Daily Mail
An infant child suffering a rare brain tumor was rejected coverage after his insurance company deemed the treatment process to be 'experimental' and 'not medically necessary' in nature. The agency, HIP Health Plan of New York, addressed a letter to ...

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Posted on Oct 19, 2017 (58 days ago)

CafeMom

Insurance Company Deems Treatment for Baby With Brain Cancer as 'Medically Unnecessary'
CafeMom
Wayne RichardsonAll sick children should be able to receive the care they need, but unfortunately not all insurance companies see potentially lifesaving treatments as "essential." The cost of medical care shouldn't determine if a kid gets to live or ...
Insurance Company Denies Coverage to Baby With Life-Threatening Brain TumorThe Alternative Daily (blog)

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Posted on Oct 18, 2017 (59 days ago)

Raw Story

Insurance company sends letter to 9-month-old boy explaining he's too expensive to keep alive
Raw Story
Follow @rawstory. A 9-month-old boy with an aggressive brain tumor received a letter from his family's insurance company explaining that treating the cancer would be too expensive and therefore “not medically necessary.” 'Dear Connor Richardson,” the ...


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Posted on Oct 6, 2017 (71 days ago)

$60M Merck Pay-For-Delay Deal, $20M Atty Fees Approved
Law360
Merck is represented by John W. Nields Jr. and Ashley Bass of Covington & Burling LLP and J. Gordon Cooney Jr., Steve A. Reed and R. Brendan Fee of Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP. Upsher-Smith is represented by Jaime Crowe of White & Case LLP. The case is ...

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Posted on Feb 17, 2017 (302 days ago)

Merck Settles Long-Running Pay-For-Delay Suit
Law360
... Peter Pearlman of Cohn Lifland Pearlman Herrmann & Knopf LLP, David F. Sorensen of Berger & Montague PC and Bruce E. Gerstein, Joseph Opper and Kimberly Hennings of Garwin Gerstein & Fisher LLP. The case is Hip Health Plan Of F et al. v. Schering ...


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Posted on Sep 1, 2017 (106 days ago)

SILive.com

Memoirs: Beatrice Victor, champion of seniors
SILive.com
I was a private duty nurse in a number of hospitals and worked at the private practices of several doctors. I was, also, a liaison for H.I.P. [Health Plan of New York] after my husband died, and [I] visited many patients in hospitals. What made you ...


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Posted on Sep 28, 2015 (810 days ago)

Crain's New York Business

Former DC lobbyist hired to rescue ailing health insurer
Crain's New York Business
Now she leads EmblemHealth, which insures 3.2 million people as the parent company of Group Health Inc., better known as GHI, and HIP Health Plan of New York, known as HIP. As EmblemHealth's president and chief executive, Ms. Ignagni, 61, is returning ...

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Posted on Feb 25, 2016 (660 days ago)

Merck Gets K-Dur Pay-For-Delay Antitrust Case Narrowed
Law360
... CVS Meridian Inc., Kroger Co., Eckard Corp., Hy-Vee Inc., Rite Aid Corp., Safeway Inc., Walgreen Co. and the direct purchaser plaintiffs are represented by Deborah S. Corbishley of Kenny Nachwalter PA. Rite Aid is also represented by Barry L ...


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Posted on Apr 3, 2015 (988 days ago)

Crain's New York Business

Mayor details $3.4 billion plan for lowering health care costs
Crain's New York Business
Additional sources of savings in fiscal 2015, which ends this year on June 30, will come from lower-than-budgeted premium rate increases of the city's HIP health plan and GHI Senior Care Plan, which are both administered by Emblem Health. Empire Blue ...

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