Judge approves settlement in lawsuit against Tenet Healthcare on alleged overbilling of uninsured FiledLos Angeles Superior Court Judge Wendell Mortimer on Monday approved a planned community of Dallas-based. Tenet Healthcare insured for solving a class action lawsuit, the underinsured and the hospital chain overcharged patients, the AP / Contra Costa Times reports claimed. The suit names Tenet hospitals in Alabama, California, Florida, Louisiana, Missouri, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas ed help . Under the settlement, uninsured patients, regardless of their income, discounts equal to those offered managed care providers Tenet guarantee has also agreed financial counseling for uninsured patients care for four years and information on the operation of these services hospital Write access websites and hospitals. Moreover, writes the settlement, about 50,000 will offer patients with reasonable payment options and no no legal action against all unemployed patients for nonpayment. Tenet said it will also uninsured patients , 15 treatment in the hospitals between June 1999 and 31 December has received 2004 refund, and had more than a certain %age of the hospital’s gross charges. Uninsured patients, the services to Tenet hospitals received during this period will be discounts on outstanding unpaid bills are offered. Tenet and its subsidiaries do not admit any wrongdoing. Attorney attorney Stephen Berman said: It is a groundbreaking settlement. According to documents filed in the case, some 32,000 claims have already been submitted, and Berman said he expected around 50,000 Total assets at 11 January 2006, when filed, the deadline for repayment expires . Representatives of the company on on the settlement . Courtesy of you, the entire Kaiser Daily Health Policy view Report, search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report strongly supported imperial network a free service of The Henry J. Published. Kaiser Family Foundation. 2005 Advisory Board Company and Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.
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