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Sacramento strikes deal with health insurer that may bring up to 5,000 jobs
The city of Sacramento has signed an agreement with health insurance company Centene Corp. that may bring up to 5,000 new jobs to the city, according to city officials. “When completed, (the agreement) will represent the single biggest private-sector job recruitment in the city’s modern history,” Mayor Darrell Steinberg said. The agreement is said to be a first big step toward establishing a regional corporate headquarters for Centene (NYSE: CNC) in Sacram ento. The company's main headquarters… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 18, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Scott Rodd Source Type: news

Sacramento strikes deal with health insurer that may bring up to 5,000 jobs
The city of Sacramento has signed an agreement with health insurance company Centene Corp. that may bring up to 5,000 new jobs to the city, according to city officials. “When completed, (the agreement) will represent the single biggest private-sector job recruitment in the city’s modern history,” Mayor Darrell Steinberg said. The agreement is said to be a first big step toward establishing a regional corporate headquarters for Centene (NYSE: CNC) in Sacram ento. The company's main headquarters… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 18, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Scott Rodd Source Type: news

Insurance brokers see increased demand in first weeks of Covered California open enrollment
Insurance brokers in the Sacramento area are reporting increased demand for their services from consumers trying to navigate the individual health plan market. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Scott Rodd Source Type: news

Insurance brokers see increased demand in first weeks of Covered California open enrollment
Insurance brokers in the Sacramento area are reporting increased demand for their services from consumers trying to navigate the individual health plan market. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Scott Rodd Source Type: news

What Houston employers need to know about establishing a wellness game plan
Faced with rising health care costs and a growing number of employees with lifestyle-related conditions such as type two diabetes and heart disease, employers can no longer afford to sit on the sidelines for workforce health and must negotiate better rates with insurance carriers and invest in prevention. This is especially true for Texas employers as obesity and resulting chronic conditions are estimated to cost businesses statewide an extra $32 billion by 2030 in health care, lost productivity,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dane Friend and Michael Quigg Source Type: news

Collaboration is the key to better health care
Most everyone can agree we need to improve health care quality, reduce costs and move from an outdated model of sick care to well care. But how can this be accomplished efficiently and effectively? What ’s needed is collaboration. Aurora Health Care and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield are working together through a 50-50 joint venture called Wisconsin Collaborative Insurance Company and its Well Priority product to: You may wonder why a health care system and an insurance company would coll aborate… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: John Foley Source Type: news

Kaiser Health Tracking Poll - November 2017: The Politics of Health Insurance Coverage, ACA Open Enrollment
The latest KFF health tracking poll looks at open enrollment coverage, opinion of the ACA, and support for a Medicare buy-in proposal. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - November 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rheumatology leaders urge support for graduate student exemption & continuous health coverage
(American College of Rheumatology) The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) today expressed concerns with a provision of the House tax bill passed on Nov. 16 that would repeal the tax-exempt status for graduate student tuition waivers, and a provision included in the Senate tax bill that would repeal the individual health insurance mandate. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Senate panel approves tax overhaul bill
The Senate's Republican-led tax panel has moved toward ending the Affordable Care Act's requirement that everyone in the U.S. have health insurance (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Middle-Class Families Confront Soaring Health Insurance Costs
In Virginia, premiums on policies sold under the Affordable Care Act are pushing health coverage out of reach, and customers see political forces at work. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ROBERT PEAR Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) United States Politics and Government Obama, Barack Trump, Donald J Charlottesville (Va) Source Type: news

Nearly 1.5 Million People Signed Up for Obamacare Plans So Far Nearly 1.5 Million People Signed Up for Obamacare Plans So Far
More than 800,000 people signed up for Obamacare individual health insurance plans in the second week of open enrollment, U.S. government health officials said on Wednesday, bringing the total number of sign-ups to nearly 1.5 million so far.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Senate Finance Chairman Revises Tax Plan to End Obamacare Mandate Senate Finance Chairman Revises Tax Plan to End Obamacare Mandate
The head of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee proposed major changes to a Republican tax reform plan, adding a repeal of Obamacare's health insurance mandate and making corporate tax cuts permanent while ending individual cuts in 2025.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

IRS starts to enforce health law ’s rule that employers offer insurance
Thousands of businesses — many of them small or midsize — will soon receive a letter saying that they owe the government money because they failed to offer their workers qualifying health insurance. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: By Stacy Cowley Source Type: news

Improved Insurance Access Increases Elective Colon Resection Rates Improved Insurance Access Increases Elective Colon Resection Rates
A new analysis proves that the Massachusetts health insurance'experiment'resulted in better cancer care.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Blog: The Chancellor ’ s budget choice is between decent services and lost services
Next week the Chancellor will be unveiling his Budget. It’s an opportunity for the government to begin reversing austerity, and start delivering real pay rises for all public service workers. But, as a recent UNISON report shows, it’s also a time when ministers could show they support local services. At the moment that’s far from what’s happening. A growing surplus on the government’s share of business rates – which is set to increase by £1.8bn in 2018/19 – is being diverted into central coffers, when it would be better spent supporting local council services. Despite what th...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 16, 2017 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News budget local government Source Type: news

What States Can Learn From One Another on Health Care
Some have made large improvements in certain areas. What have they done to get better? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DHRUV KHULLAR Tags: States (US) Health Insurance and Managed Care Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Medicaid Infant Mortality United States Politics and Government Source Type: news

NYS Health Foundation Resources & Reports
Resources and reports on insurance coverage, health care costs and spending, community health, quality of care, and more for New York. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Success in the Empire State: Health Insurance Coverage Trends
Data snapshot examines trends in insurance coverage in New York State before and after the major coverage expansions of the ACA were implemented. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Consumers' market remake if 'Obamacare' mandate repealed
Millions are expected to forgo coverage if Congress repeals the unpopular requirement that Americans get health insurance, gambling that they won't get sick and boosting premiums for others (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Gov't says uninsured rate holding steady
Gov't survey says 9 percent of Americans _ nearly 29 million people _ lacked health insurance in the first six months of this year (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Higher wages for council employees would save the Treasury money, says UNISON
  Higher wages for council employees would save the Treasury money, says UNISON The Treasury would save half the total cost of awarding council workers the pay rise called for in the 2018 claim put to the Local Government Association, according to new research published today (Thursday) by UNISON. The claim, submitted in May 2017, calls for a 5% pay rise and the real living wage for the lowest paid (£8.75 an hour or £10.20 in London). If council employees were given a decent pay rise, they would be paying more in taxes and national insurance, spending more and paying VAT, as well as claiming less in tax cr...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 16, 2017 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release budget councils heather wakefield local governemnt low pay national insurance pay up now savings New Policy institute tax credits Source Type: news

Outcome Measures for Oral Health Outcome Measures for Oral Health
The authors aimed to develop clinical outcome measures for oral health services, using data from general dental practices and insurance claims records.BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Insurance Underlies Black - White Survival Disparity in CRC
54 percent of excess risk of death in black colorectal cancer patients accounted for by insurance matching (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 16, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Saving social care: a fair funding settlement for the future
This report examines four options for the future of social care funding: means testing the winter fuel payment, scrapping the triple lock on the state pension, increasing national insurance contributions and an increase in inheritance tax. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 16, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

U.S. Seniors Struggle More to Pay for Health Care Compared to Other Countries
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Insurance, Seniors' Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nearly 1.5 million people signed up for Obamacare plans so far: officials
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 800,000 people signed up for Obamacare individual health insurance plans in the second week of open enrollment, U.S. government health officials said on Wednesday, bringing the total number of sign-ups to nearly 1.5 million so far. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

U.S. Seniors Struggle More to Pay for Health Care Compared to Other Countries
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15, 2017 -- It's often no fun getting old in America: A new report finds the availability of health care for U.S. seniors lags behind that of other affluent nations. Access to insurance isn't an issue, because all Americans 65 and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 15, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Nearly 1.5 million people signed up for Obamacare plans so far: CMS
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 800,000 people signed up for Obamacare individual health insurance plans in the second week of open enrollment, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said on Wednesday, bringing the total number of sign-ups to nearly 1.5 million so far. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

ACA mandate repeal tucked into tax bill
The Senate's version of a tax reform bill will include a provision to repeal the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act, The Hill reports. By repealing the mandate, there would no longer be an incentive or penalty for people to buy insurance on the individual market. Over the next 10 years, it would save the federal government $338 billion (by paying out fewer subsidies) but decrease the number of people with health insurance by 13 m illion as healthy people drop out of the marketplace the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Betsey Guzior Source Type: news

Study Untangles Disparity in Colon Cancer Survival Rates
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer, Health Disparities, Health Insurance (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Senate GOP to add Obamacare mandate repeal in tax bill
Senate Republicans say they have the votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate. The Obamacare law requires Americans to have health insurance or pay a penalty. Nancy Cordes reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 tips to help Texans prepare for open enrollment and save on health care costs
"More than 70 percent of Americans say they are prepared for open enrollment, yet most people struggle to understand basic health insurance terms, according to a recent UnitedHealthcare survey. Only 9 percent of survey respondents could successfully define all four basic health insurance concepts: plan premium, deductible, co-insurance and out-of-pocket maximum." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Milich Source Type: news

Study Untangles Disparity in Colon Cancer Survival Rates
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15, 2017 -- Health insurance and tumor characteristics are major reasons for the differences in colon cancer survival rates between blacks and whites in the United States, a new study finds. Researchers examined data from nearly... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 15, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Obama health mandate now target of GOP in big tax bill
The Obama health care law's requirement that Americans get insurance coverage is now pinned as a target of Republican lawmakers, as they look to end the individual mandate to help pay for tax cuts. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

2018 Updates to the Child and Adult Core Health Care Quality Measurement Sets
This informational bulletin describes the 2018 updates to the core set of children's health care quality measures for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) (the Child Core Set) and the core set of health care quality measures for adults enrolled in Medicaid (the Adult Core Set). (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - November 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Modeling the Effects of the Individual Mandate on Health Insurance Coverage
CBO discusses the theoretical and empirical basis for its estimates of the effect on health insurance coverage of repealing the individual mandate-which requires most people to have insurance or pay a penalty. These slides reprise material presented to CBO's Panel of Health Advisers in September 2017, with the addition of updated estimates published earlier this month. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - November 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Senate Republicans Tie Tax Plan to Repeal of Obamacare Mandate Senate Republicans Tie Tax Plan to Repeal of Obamacare Mandate
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and fellow Senate Republicans said on Tuesday their tax-cut plan likely will be amended to include a repeal of an Obamacare rule disliked by conservatives that requires Americans to have health insurance coverage or pay a penalty.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Disability Claimant Failed To Provide Objective Medical Evidence To Support Claim
CINCINNATI - A disability plan administrator did not act arbitrarily or capriciously in denying a plan participant's claims for short-term disability benefits because the participant failed to provide objective medical evidence supporting the disability, the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals said Oct. 10 (Rebecca Filthaut v. AT&T Midwest Disability Benefit Plan et al., No. 16-2707, 6th Cir., 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 19882). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Termination Of Disability Benefits Was Arbitrary And Capricious, Federal Judge Says
NEWARK, N.J. - A disability insurer's termination of long-term disability benefits after approving the claimant's benefits for seven years was arbitrary and capricious because the insurer failed to properly define the material duties of the claimant's occupation and because the evidence does not support the insurer's termination, a New Jersey federal judge said Oct. 23 (Christopher Patterson v. Aetna Life Insurance Co., No. 15-8156, D. N.J., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 175543). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Disability Insurer Did Not Act In Bad Faith In Failing To Pay Disability Claim
MOBILE, Ala. - A disability insurer did not act in bad faith in investigating and in failing to pay a disability claim because the insurer conducted an extensive investigation into the claim and had an arguable and debatable reason for denying the claim, an Alabama federal judge said Oct. 24 in granting the insurer's motion for summary judgment (Scott R. Weisberg, M.D., v. Guardian Life Insurance Company of America et al., No. 16-568, N.D. Ala., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 176021). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

California Federal Judge Allows Disability Claimant's Amended Complaint On ERISA Claim
SAN FRANCISCO - A disability claimant is permitted to amend a complaint against a disability plan but only as it pertains a wrongful denial of benefits claim alleged under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, a California federal judge said Oct. 19 (Vanmark Strickland v. AT&T West Disability Benefits Program, No. 17-1393, N.D. Calif., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 174357). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Disability Claimant's Suit Dismissed After Failure To File Amended Complaint
PHILADELPHIA - A Pennsylvania federal judge on Oct. 31 dismissed a disability claimant's suit because the claimant failed to file an amended complaint pursuant to the court's prior order and because the claimant has not communicated with the court in nine months (Albert Yerke v. Aetna, No. 16-06512, E.D. Pa., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 179958). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Disability Claimant Must File Proposed Amendment, Tennessee Federal Judge Says
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A disability claimant alleging that her long-term benefits were wrongfully terminated must provide the details of a proposed amendment to a complaint before a ruling can be made on whether the claimant is entitled to file an amended complaint, a Tennessee federal judge said Oct. 18 in reserving a ruling on the motion (Patricia Bradshaw v. Principal Financial Group, et al., No. 17-2174, W.D. Tenn., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 172072). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Disability Insurer Erred In Applying Pre-Existing Condition Exclusion
FLINT, Mich. - A Michigan federal judge on Nov. 2 granted judgment in favor of a disability claimant after rejecting the disability insurer's argument that the plan's pre-existing condition exclusion barred coverage for the claimant's disability (Cheryl L. Wallace v. Beaumont Healthcare Employee Welfare Benefit Plan, et al., No. 16-10625, E.D. Mich., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 182028). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Disability Insurer Erred In Determining Claimant's Date Of Disability, Panel Says
ATLANTA - A disability insurer acted arbitrarily and capriciously in determining the date of a claimant's disability, the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals said Oct. 17 in reversing a district court's judgment in favor of the insurer (Greggory B. Owings v. United Of Omaha Life Insurance Co., No. 16-3128, 10th Cir., 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 20228). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Disability Claimant Properly Exhausted Administrative Remedies, Federal Judge Says
PEORIA, Ill. - An Illinois federal judge on Oct. 10 denied a motion to dismiss a complaint alleging wrongful denial of disability benefits after determining that the claimant exhausted her administrative remedies by submitting additional medical evidence in response to the disability insurer's denial of her claim (Sherry Meyer v. Group Long Term Disability Plan for Employees of Edward D. Jones& Co. L.P., et al., No. 16-1282, C.D. Ill., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 166947). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Federal Judge Dismisses Breach Of Fiduciary Claim Based On Misrepresentation
SCRANTON, Pa. - A Pennsylvania federal judge on Oct. 27 reiterated that a section of Pennsylvania's motor vehicle statute "regulates insurance" and is therefore saved from preemption under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act but said that the plaintiffs' claim for breach of fiduciary duty based on a disability insurer's misrepresentations must be dismissed because it is not clear that the insurer misrepresented the terms of the plan at issue (Eric Yost, et al. v. Anthem Life Insurance Co., No. 3:16-cv-00079, M.D. Pa.; 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 178883). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Ohio Federal Judge Dismisses Breach Of Fiduciary Duty Claim In Disability Benefits Suit
COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio federal judge on Oct. 10 dismissed a claim for breach of fiduciary duty alleged against a disability insurer because the same equitable relief sought by the disability claimant can be obtained if the claimant prevails on his claim seeking recovery of disability benefits (Edward Osborn Sr. v. Principal Life Insurance Co., No. 17-329, S.D. Ohio, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 166877). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Missouri Federal Judge Dismisses Disability Suit On Preemption Basis
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - A Missouri federal judge on Nov. 3 granted a disability insurer's motion to dismiss a claimant's suit alleging that the insurer acted in bad faith in denying a claim for disability benefits because the claimant's state law claims are preempted by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and the claimant alleged no ERISA claims that can withstand dismissal (Patricia Carmack v. Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston, No. 17-121, E.D. Mo., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 182319). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Disability Claimant's Amended Complaint Dismissed; Claims Not Timely, Judge Says
MIAMI - A Florida federal judge on Oct. 30 dismissed a disability claimant's amended complaint after determining that the claims alleged against the disability insurer are barred by Florida's applicable statutes of limitations (Victor Gonzalez-Guzman v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., No. 17-20107, S.D. Fla., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 179259). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news