trending Market Intelligence /marketintelligence/en/news-insights/trending/Ar0t8m60i-EYYWU41OZSlw2 content esgSubNav
In This List

Missouri fines 3 UnitedHealth units

Blog

Anticipate the Unknown: Does Supply Chain Disruption Lead to Increased Credit Risk?

Blog

Data Stories: Data insights to help alleviate business complexity amid geopolitical risks

Blog

Expand Your Perspective: Data & Distribution Q&A

Podcast

Street Talk | Episode 90: Banks should not wait on the Fed to put cash to work


Missouri fines 3 UnitedHealth units

Three UnitedHealth Group Inc. units paid a $150,000 fine aspart of a settlement with the Missouri Department of Insurance, resolvingallegations that they unlawfully restricted members' access to in-networkproviders.

Under the settlement, UnitedHealthcare Insurance Co., andUnitedHealthcare Life InsuranceCo. agreed to stop requiring non-health maintenance organizationgroup plan members to obtain a referral from a primary care physician beforethey could see or be treated by another in-network provider, starting inOctober.

The insurers also agreed to transfer small- and large-groupbusiness to non-HMO products that do not have gatekeeper requirements and payfor claims that were previously denied or reduced.