Not too late for certain Medicare beneficiaries to make changes

Not too late for certain Medicare beneficiaries to make changes

Although Medicare’s annual Open Enrollment period has ended, it’s not too late for certain Medicare beneficiaries to make changes for 2014. Between Jan. 1 and Feb. 14 each year, people currently enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan who wish to return to Original Medicare can disenroll from their Medicare Advantage plan, return to Original Medicare, … Continue reading

Minnesota attorney general asks U.S. to investigate Humana

Minnesota attorney general asks U.S. to investigate Humana

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson said patients and doctors are having “significant problems” with Humana. Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is asking the federal government to investigate Humana’s Medicare Advantage policies after uncovering what she said were “significant problems” reported by Minnesota patients and medical providers. Affidavits gathered from 25 Minnesotans showed a pattern where … Continue reading

MN Attorney General Asks Feds To Investigate Humana

MN Attorney General Asks Feds To Investigate Humana

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson says a federal investigation is needed to look into business practices at one of the nation’s largest private Medicare insurers. On Friday, Swanson sent a massive file of complaints against Humana to the federal agency charged with overseeing that part of Medicare. She’s asking the … Continue reading

ATTORNEY GENERAL SWANSON ASKS FEDERAL AGENCY TO INVESTIGATE COMPLAINTS AGAINST HUMANA BY MEDICARE PATIENTS

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson today asked the federal agency responsible for regulating private Medicare insurance policies to investigate and remedy complaints by Minnesota senior citizens about improper claims handling by Humana, which sells private Medicare policies in Minnesota. In a letter containing over 25 sworn affidavits from Minnesota patients and medical providers, Attorney General … Continue reading

Minnesota wants CMS to investigate Humana’s Medicare Advantage plans

Minnesota wants CMS to investigate Humana’s Medicare Advantage plans

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is asking the CMS to investigate Medicare Advantage plans offered by Humana and has presented regulators with more than 25 affidavits of complaints from beneficiaries. The affidavits allege, for instance, that Humana denied reimbursement for services that it is required to cover for all Medicare beneficiaries—including diagnostic ultrasounds, mammograms and … Continue reading

Rep. Dingell Blasts Medicare Advantage Plans’ Sales Tactics at Hearing

Chairman of Energy and Commerce says Medicare Advantage marketing practices are disgraceful June 26, 2007 – A House subcommittee hearing today opened with a blistering statement of charges and penetrating questions from Democratic Congressman John D. Dingell, Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. The hearing, held by the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation, … Continue reading