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Medical Billing Disputes Could Be Settled through Arbitration
2/6/2016 12:05:40 PM
Description: Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa D. Miller suggested patients should no longer be involved in medical balanced billing disputes after she spent months studying the issue. She made her proposal recently during the public comment period that


New Jersey Healthcare Legislation Set to Improve Situation Concerning Out-of-Network Providers
12/14/2015 2:55:15 PM
Description: New Jersey might soon have legislation establishing a framework for arbitration when disputes arise between healthcare providers and insurance companies in cases where the insured uses an out-of-network provider. Arbitration would be used to settle


Iowa and Union Workers Headed for Arbitration
3/9/2015 3:49:29 PM
Description: After negotiations conducted directly between Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and the Iowa Council 61 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) failed to produce an agreement, both sides will head into an arbitration


Arbitrator Awards Former Cryo-Cell CEO
7/16/2013 4:02:53 PM
Description:   Mercedes Walton, the former CEO and chairwoman of Cryo-Cell International, is the winner of an arbitration claim against her former employer.  Arbitrators gave Walton an interim award in the amount of $1.1 million as a result of her


Arbitration Overview
4/4/2012 5:23:26 PM
Description: Arbitration Primer ©2012 Judy Larkins of USADR, Inc. Arbitration Overview There are situations that require a binding decision – either from a court - or an arbitrator.   Most people are familiar with a court proceeding,


Federal Arbitration Act Inferior to McCarran-Ferguson Act, Rules Judge
8/15/2011 2:12:21 PM
Description: The Federal Arbitration Act was at issue in a case involving financial giant American International Group this week. AIG had hoped to require a worker's compensation insurance buyer based in California to use arbitration to resolve disputes.


New Jersey Seeks to Cut Medical Arbitration Fees
8/4/2011 9:23:38 AM
Description: Medical arbitration fees have become a contentious issue in New Jersey, where an overhaul of the state's personal injury protection system would change the method by which arbitration panels award attorney's fees to lawyers who represent people


Title Insurance Case Covered by Federal Arbitration Act
7/21/2011 8:01:54 AM
Description: The Federal Arbitration Act applies to a class-action lawsuit regarding title insurance companies in California, according to U.S.  District Judge Jeffrey S. White, who serves the Northern Judicial District in the state.  At issue is a


Is Auto Arbitration Mandatory?
3/28/2011 8:09:48 AM
Description: Auto arbitration is mandatory when it is stipulated by an arbitration clause in your auto sales contract or auto insurance policy. Even without the clause, some states require arbitration before the issue can be heard in court. Auto arbitration