Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Healthy Alliance Life Insurance Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Anthem
Penalty: 
$7,800,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
August 1, 2014
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
insurance violation
Violation Description: 

Healthy Alliance agreed to set up a $7.8 million fund for payment of refunds in settlement of allegations it converted subscribers to a health benefit plan without informing them that cheaper equivalent options were available from the company.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Missouri Department of Insurance
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Missouri
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Indiana
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
insurance; managed care
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.