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HealthNow Zapped With $1 Million Fine

A fine by the State Insurance Department against HealthNow of Buffalo has drawn quite a bit of attention around the state:

The single complaint of an Ithaca woman denied insurance coverage for infertility treatments has led to a more than $1 million fine against HealthNow New York Inc. and an agreement by the insurer to reprocess and pay similar claims for as many as 2,500 women.

The Insurance Department release, quoted above, is here. An article in The Buffalo News is here, the Syracuse Post-Standard coverage is here, and the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle's piece is here. The actual amount of the fine was $1,050,000.00. HealthNow's settlement agreement with the Insurance Department can be accessed on the Insurance Department's website here.

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