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Health Insurance Companies Fined $88.8 Million for Overcharging Federal Employee Health Benefit Plan

Over the past decade, health insurers have been fined $88,800,000 for overcharging the Federal Employee Health Benefit Plan on purpose. Blue Cross Blue Shield was fined $1,500,000 (Source 1) and United Healthcare (Source 2) was fined $87,300,000 for their deeds.

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Sources:
1. http://www.govexec.com/federal-news/2005/08/fehbp-contractor-agrees-to-pay-15-million-settlement/19982/  2. http://www.californiahealthline.org/articles/2002/4/15/pacificare-pays-87m-to-settle-fehbp-overcharges-case.aspx

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Keywords: health care, health insurance, employee health, health benefits, federal government, blue cross blue shield, united healthcare

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  1. June 28, 2012 at 1:12 am

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