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October 2013 Archives

Aetna's Decision Lacks Substantial Evidence to Support Termination

A Federal Judge in Maine has ruled that Aetna's decision to terminate a long term disability insurance claimant's benefits was lacking in substantial evidence to support the decision. As a result, the Court ordered the claim to be further reviewed, following a remand from the Court, and consideration of an award of attorneys' fees against Aetna.

Firm Gets LTD Benefits Back for Client with MS

Sometimes it is not the long term disability insurance company that makes life miserable for our clients. In this case, our client's benefits were terminated by the third party administrator, the outside company that manages disability insurance and other insurance programs on behalf of his self-insured employer. This is not as uncommon as it used to be, as many large companies have moved to self-insurance to control insurance costs. When they do, typically they outsource claim decisions to a third-party, who has the same goal as the employer - to reduce costs of the plan and limit benefits.

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN and LTD INSURANCE CLAIMS

The government shutdown has nothing to do with insurance companies and payments being made to claimants. The cycle of filing a claim for benefits, having your claim reviewed, having additional information requested, being delayed or denied, etc., will continue as usual, whether or not the government is operational.

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