So a patient decided to sue them (reg required), citing low reimbursement to his provider as a result of a manipulated database leaving him on the hook for the balance of what he was charged. Here is another brief article on the matter.
We could have a field day blaming people, but I am still having a belly laugh over the AG's response:
Cuomo announced in February that he intended to sue Ingenix and said he was investigating what he called an “industrywide scheme perpetrated by some of the nation’s largest health insurance companies to defraud consumers.” So far his office has not filed a complaint.Providers versus industry versus consumers! Take your pick!