A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlement With Health Care Insurer For Wrongfully Denying Mental Health Treatment Claims
NEW YORK - After an investigation uncovered the wrongful denial of hundreds of claims for nutritional counseling for mental health conditions, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that his office has reached a settlement with Cigna Corporation, requiring the health insurer to reprocess and pay hundreds of claims for nutritional counseling for mental health conditions, in particular eating disorders, to members who were wrongfully denied those benefits.
- Date:January 15, 2014
- Agency:New York Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies