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Connecticut Attorney General also investigating UnitedHealthcare and Ingenix

Posted Jan 15 2009 6:25pm

One more state is continuing their investigation of United Healthcare and the use of Ingenix.  Ingenix is set to close as part of the New York deal and the $50 million will go towards setting up a not for profit entity.  Also, other insurance companies were using Ingenix too and the company had sales of 1.3 billion last year, lot of money made by Ingenix.  BD 

Health insurer accused of overcharging millions – United Health Care/Oxford Insurance 50 Million Fine

State Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said he is continuing his own investigation into UnitedHealth Group, its Ingenix subsidiary and several other health insurers despite UnitedHealth's $50 million settlement with New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo earlier this week.

The settlement resolved certain claims relating to insurance reimbursements for out-of-network health care. But Blumenthal said he's still investigating the alleged scheme, which centered around Ingenix, which employs about 400 in Rocky Hill.

"My investigation into UnitedHealth Group, its Ingenix subsidiary and several other insurers is continuing to ensure that any company that may have misused or manipulated reimbursement rates is held accountable, including possible restitution for consumers," Blumenthal said in a statement released late Tuesday.

Blumenthal investigating UnitedHealth, Ingenix | Hartford Business

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