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A look at cross-plan offsetting (access required)

A federal appellate court will soon decide whether UnitedHealth’s method of reimbursing medical providers violates ERISA, which is the federal law that, among other things, governs employer-sponsored health plans. Specifically at issue in Peterson v. UnitedHealth is United’s practice of cross-plan offsetting. Cross-plan offsetting is the recouping of alleged overpayments to a provider for services rendered ...

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