Some providers may proceed cautiously on latest legal challe

October 2, 2019

Source: Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly

To those who might assume a federal lawsuit seeking class status for treatment providers wronged by insurance company actions would be receiving immediate and universal acclaim in the provider community, a little caution may be in order. While the latest lawsuit against United Behavioral Health (UBH) certainly will be interpreted by some addiction treatment providers as an opportunity to recover payments that were inappropriately denied (see ADAW, Sept. 23), the case also could launch a broader discussion of how best to guarantee that insured patients receive the care to which they are entitled.

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