Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company
Current Parent Company: 
UnitedHealth Group
Penalty: 
$1,800,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
November 4, 2019
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
insurance violation
Violation Description: 

UnitedHealthcare was ordered to pay a $1 million penalty for mental health coverage violations and it agreed to spend $800,000 on a public outreach campaign to educate consumers about their mental health and substance abuse benefits.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Pennsylvania Insurance Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Pennsylvania
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
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.