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CA Legislature's 'Reform' of Health Insurance Cancellations Resembles Insurance Industry's Own Plan; Insurers, Satisfied With Getting a Legal Edge Against Patients, Drop Opposition to the Bill

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog warned today that a new bill to be voted on tomorrow would make it more difficult for patients to recover unpaid medical bills resulting from cancellations of coverage, even when the cancellations were illegal and unwar...

Consumer Advocates Call for Governor to Make Good on His Promise to Protect Patients From Illegal Cancellations of Health Insurance

Health Care Regulators Accused in Hearing of "Glacial Pace" in Stopping Post-Claim Rescissions, Failing to Restore Coverage to Victims SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California's Department of Managed Health Care has not ordered Blue Cross to restore insurance cove...

Health Net Hit With Class Action Alleging Unfair Business Practices Over Retroactive Cancellations of Health Insurance Policies

Claremont Lawyer Calls upon State Regulators to Impose Stiffer Penalties, Suspend Insurer's License for Lying to State Investigators CLAREMONT, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned insurance litigator William Shernoff yesterday filed a class action lawsuit against Health Net Life Insu...

Draft Rules Won't Stop Insurers' Illegal Cancellations of Health Policies

Rules Compound Problems With Governor's Mandatory Health Insurance Plan SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Draft regulations released today by the Schwarzenegger Administration fail to protect patients from illegal cancellation of policies and allow insurers to decide w...

Consumer Watchdog Warns HMO Regulator Not to Side With Insurers Over Illegal Coverage Cancellations

Big 5 Health Insurers Named In Cancellation Lawsuits Contributed $804,600 to Governor SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today said that according to industry insiders the state's top HMO regulator is considering a deal with Kaiser that would allow the ...

Surgery cancellations in Queens land Hospital

The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital is all set to cancel several hundred operations over the next three months, with the cancellations //of elective surgeries beginning yesterday. According to a leaked memorandum, this would mean that up to 1800 patients would be unable to have a surgery ...

Cogdell Spencer Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...private payors; our tenants' ability to make rent payments; defaults by tenants; Erdman's customers' access to financing; delays in project starts and cancellations by Erdman customers; the timing of capital expenditures by healthcare systems and providers; market trends; and projected capital expenditures. ...

Air Methods Reports 2Q2009 Results and 3Q2009 Update

...r 922 patient transports, as compared with the prior-year quarter. Weather cancellations for these same base locations increased by 307 compared with the prior-year...ncreased by 31 transports, or 1%, as compared with July 2008, while weather cancellations decreased by 141 as compared with the prior-year month. Aaron Tod...

Compirion and Anderson Surgery Center Reduce OR Inefficiencies and Improve Finances

...date, on-time starts (within a 5-minute grace period) had risen to 75%, and cancellations had dropped by 13%. The Anderson Surgery Center was recovering about $25,00...arts are up to 84% Staff Satisfaction scores increased 15.8% cancellations decreased 13% based on improved pre-admission testing Two new positio...

Woman Whose Health Insurance Was Cancelled by Blue Cross/WellPoint After She Got Sick Urges Congress to Protect Innocent Patients

... subsidiary of WellPoint Inc., the nation's largest health insurer. Horton represents 6,000 similar victims of Blue Cross "rescissions" - retroactive cancellations of insurance policies after a patient gets sick with an expensive-to-treat illness. In her testimony to the committee today, Wittney Horton said...
Cancellations in Medical Products

Clinic Pro Medical Software

Features:...nts on plain paper or statement forms direct to responsible party Full-featured appointment scheduler including tracking of missed appointments and cancellations Multiple appointment scheduling for repeat visits; room scheduler; sequential appointment scheduling Point-and-click transaction entry with tag ...
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Cancellations in Biological Technology

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

... costs incurred and to certain inventory write-downs resulting from cancellations of orders by a significant customer of our surgical needles busines... costs incurred and to certain inventory write-downs resulting from cancellations of orders by a significant customer of our surgical needles busines...

Plexus Awarded Development Contract With QIAGEN

...lude, but are not limited to: the economic performance of the electronics, technology and defense industries; the risk of customer delays, changes or cancellations in both ongoing and new programs; the poor visibility of future orders, particularly in view of current economic conditions; the effects of the volume...

Kendle Announces First Quarter 2009 Results

...llion at March 31, 2008. New business awards in first quarter 2009 were $72 million compared with $180 million for the same period last year. Contract cancellations in the first quarter were $52 million. Margin Improvement and Cost Reduction Initiatives In the second quarter 2009, the Company implement...

PAREXEL Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2009 Financial Results

.... The reported backlog included gross new business wins of $427.3 million, cancellations of $95.8 million and a negative impact from foreign exchange rates of $37.4...k-to-bill ratio was 1.25 in the quarter (defined as gross new business less cancellations divided by service revenue). Mr. Josef H. von Rickenbach, PAREXEL's ...

OmniComm Systems Announces 1st Quarter Results of Operations

...oss the economy. In particular, small biotechnology firms have slowed the rate of EDC spending and our CRO partners are experiencing higher levels of cancellations than expected. However, we are seeing increased activity in our European operations and are encouraged to see that the market for technology transfer...

Kendle to Host Conference Call to Discuss Revised 2009 Outlook

...ons, which are resulting in longer delays in the signing of contracts on existing awards, fewer new requests for proposals and an increase in contract cancellations and delays. The Company now expects net service revenues for the first quarter of 2009 to be well below the market consensus of approximately $121 mil...

Essilor Cancels 1,600,000 Shares

...ith its commitment to shareholders to offset the dilutive impact of Oceane bond conversions and the Company's stock option plans. These latest cancellations concerned shares acquired under the 6.9 million share buyback program authorized by the Board of Directors on July 15, 2008 to offset the dilutive imp...

Kendle Reports Record 3Q 08 Net Income and Total Business Authorizations

...ations at Sept. 30, 2008, were $1.0 billion, an increase of 16 percent from Dec. 31, 2007, and an increase of 22 percent from Sept. 30, 2007. Contract cancellations for the third quarter 2008 totaled $38 million or 18 percent of gross sales for the quarter. The net book-to-bill ratio for the three months ended Sep...

eResearchTechnology Reports Third Quarter 2008 Results

...as an annualized 19.6% as compared to 18.1% in the second quarter of 2008. The cancellation rate is calculated as the sum of the actual value of study cancellations plus studies that are completed at amounts under the original contracted amount divided by beginning backlog. The increase in the cancellation rate wa...

Plexus Announces Expansion in Hangzhou, China

...including, but not limited to: the economic performance of the electronics, technology and defense industries; the risk of customer delays, changes or cancellations in both ongoing and new programs; the poor visibility of future orders in the defense market sector and the uncertainty of defense appropriations and ...
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