Reimbursement Roundup: Billing Technicality Could Cost Group of Surgeons Millions

The physician associations filed a lawsuit against United, saying that there was a breach of implied-in-fact contract, negligent misrepresentation and violations of the Texas Insurance Code and the Texas Business and Commerce Code, among others. Additionally, the surgeons allege United underpaid other claims totaling approximately $10 million. The case was consolidated in 2013 with another case against United brought by physician associations with similar allegations.

Source: Outpatient Surgery Magazine