Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Excellus Bluecross Blueshield
Current Parent Company: 
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Penalty: 
$3,100,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
November 28, 2012
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Excellus Bluecross Blueshield agreed to pay $3.1 million in refunds to resolve allegations that it caused plan members to overpay healthcare providers as a result of improper accounting of deductibles.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
New York Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New York
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
non-profit
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
health insurance
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Parent company note: 
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