Fullagar, Col
September 2014
Money Management;9/25/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 30, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on stressors associated with insurance claims process and their potential fallout. These stressors include irregularity of benefit payment, breach of good faith and uninformed intervention in the medical care of the claimant. Some of the implications are long delays in requesting and assessing information, and unprofessional and rude correspondence being sent to claimants.


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