Health Net Sued Over $55M In Medical Services
San Clemente-based Sovereign Health, which provides mental health and addiction treatments, has filed the suit, saying the insurer's "current misconduct is part of a sad pattern of prioritizing dollars over decency."
Orange County Register:
San Clemente Healthcare Provider Sues Health Net Over $55 Million In Unpaid Services
Health service provider Sovereign Health has filed a lawsuit against Woodland Hills-based Health Net, alleging the company refused to reimburse $55 million in medical services. San Clemente-based Sovereign Health treats recovering drug addicts and people who suffer from mental illness. The company alleges Health Net “engaged in a disgraceful scheme to enrich themselves by backtracking on their insurance promises to recovering addicts and the mentally ill at the expense of providers,” according to the complaint. (Madans, 7/12)