Underinsured


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Referring to the tens of millions of Americans whose health insurance is inadequate to cover many fundamental healthcare needs
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Most underinsured motorist policies have a subrogation agreement that prohibits the insured from releasing or settling with the underinsured motorist without the permission of the insured.
But how, short of filing suit, one audience member asked, can you determine whether a tortfeasor is uninsured or underinsured so as to be able to invoke the UM or UIM provisions of your injured client's policy?
Researchers found that 53 percent of the underinsured and 68 percent of those without health insurance had to forgo needed medical care, such as not seeing a doctor when sick, not filling prescriptions and not getting recommended diagnostic tests or treatments.
The report includes case studies of seven Catholic hospitals--urban and rural; small, medium and large--to show the extent and diversity of services provided by Catholic hospitals to the uninsured and underinsured, said Ellen O'Brien, one of the report's coauthors.
Single-payer advocates I know, myself included, pitched their appeals to the underinsured and the spottily insured as well as to those completely left out.
This enables disaster victims who are underinsured to get quick refunds by deducting the loss now on last year's return.
For the first time, the provision of health care for the poor and underinsured makes business sense," says Henley.
The Ohio Supreme Court has held that underinsured coverage must be extended to the insured vehicle involved in a one car accident.
PHOENIX -- Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, a law firm with extensive experience in court cases involving the insurance industry, is investigating whether Infinity Auto Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Infinity Property & Casualty Corporation (NASDAQ: IPCC) failed to pay California policyholders for claims after they were injured by an uninsured or underinsured driver while a pedestrian or occupying a car other than their insured vehicle.
Dialogue Series Event Brings Together Diverse Group of Stakeholders to Discuss Impact of Healthcare Reform on Access to Specialty Medications for Underinsured Patients
08/20/2010), whom he had sued for failing to convince him to buy underinsured motorist coverage.
They have an obligation to provide care for all patients -- including uninsured taxpayers and underinsured working families.