Imagine you’re a plan administrator who receives an angry letter from an out-of-network provider.  The letter explains that before treating a plan participant, the provider called to confirm the participant’s eligibility for out-of-network coverage and to authorize treatments at certain rates under the plan.  Now that treatment has been rendered, the provider is demanding payment

Potentially signaling a new wave of litigation, AT&T Inc. and AT&T Services, Inc. (AT&T) were hit with a class-action lawsuit on March 11, 2024 filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts relating to the 2023 transfer of $8 billion of their pension liabilities – covering approximately 96,000 participants in AT&T’s

So your company sponsors a self-insured health care plan, and you’ve been tasked with administering the plan, but in reality, most of the day to day administration is handled a third party administrator (“TPA”). Just curious – do you know what your TPA’s policies are with respect to recovering overpayments? Do you know whether your