A program just rolled out by mega-insurer Blue Cross Blue Shield in Texas is certain to garner closest attention in Oklahoma and other states. The initiative, which targets emergency room visits by insured policyholder, has been termed “deeply contentious” and “intimidating” by critics.
No reasonable individual in Oklahoma or elsewhere willingly proceeds with medical treatment these days without first asking a pointed question of his or her insurance carrier.
Many people opted to purchase long term insurance benefits as a responsible choice to prevent becoming a burden on their families as they age. Unfortunately, they have discovered that premiums are rising dramatically and insurance claim denials are frequent occurrences.
Each year, thousands of people across the country take their own lives, and some of them more than likely resided here in Oklahoma. The family members left behind after these tragedies often find themselves in dire financial straits if the individual had provided support for them.