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UnitedHealthcare, the nation's largest health insurer, has backtracked
on a proposed policy retroactively rejecting emergency department claims.
The policy, which was slated to take effect on July 1, meant UHC would
evaluate ED claims to determine if the visits were truly necessary for commercially insured members. Claims deemed non-emergent would have been subject to "no coverage or limited coverage," according
to the insurer.
The move, however, resulted in plenty of backlash. Go here to read further........... https://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/unitedhealthcare-temporarily-reverses-er-claims-denial-policy-after-backlash