Blog Posts in January, 2014

  • Unfortunately, we have come to learn that there is no shortage of tactics that insurers will use to deny claims. Insurers are notorious for denying claims…while boosting their bottom line. They use confusing terms, rules, and exclusions that make up a policy. They take advantage of the vulnerability of those who are sick, those who are elderly, and those are simply unable to fight back. ...
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  • Kantor & Kantor, LLP celebrates a fantastic victory announced today by New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman. After exposing Cigna Corporation for numerous wrongful mental health insurance denials, Attorney General Schneiderman's office reached a settlement agreement. The settlement requires Cigna to reprocess and pay hundreds of claims for nutritional counseling for mental health ...
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  • By Shannon Cutts (as published in Gurze Books' "Eating Disorders Recovery Today", Winter 2009 ) I can sum up my own recovery from anorexia and bulimia with four words— relationships replace eating disorders. When I became ill with anorexia at the age of eleven, I didn't know how to tell my parents what felt so wrong inside of me, and they didn't know what to say to help ...
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  • For claimants whose claims have been denied due to Plans providing inequitable benefits for mental health treatment, the new rules issued by the Departments of the Treasury, Labor and Health and Human Services will change their coverage. Here are facts that you can use to advocate for your mental health benefits under the federal mental health parity law: Full text of the final rules may be found ...
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