Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Oxford Health Insurance Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
UnitedHealth Group
Penalty: 
$50,000,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
May 30, 2008
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
insurance violation
Violation Description: 

Oxford Health Insurance Inc., a unit of UnitedHealth Group, agreed to refund $50 million to about 37,000 small businesses in New York for overcharging on health insurance policies in 2006.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
New York Department of Financial Services
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New York
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Minnesota
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
insurance; managed care
Source of Data: 

Oxford Health Ordered to Refund $50 Million to Small Businesses in New York, Bestwire, May 30, 2008 (via Nexis).

Notes: 

At the time of this case the agency was known as the New York Insurance Department.

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Parent company note: 
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