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Medical industry concerns, care costs and patient challenges

As an Oklahoma health care policyholder, you just want to be timely and fairly compensated by your insurer when you submit a valid treatment claim, right? It’s not rocket science. You duly satisfy your contractual obligations and rightly expect that your insurance provider will do the same. After all, it is happily taking your money.

Insurers/adjusters might question court outcome, but not insureds

A recent article authored by the national publication Claims Journal cites the “shock waves” reverberating in the insurance industry in the wake of a court decision addressing liability in a bad-faith matter. The Journal states that an appellate court decision from a Washington state tribunal has reportedly chilled “adjusters and insurers across the country.”

Insurer can’t perform in wake of massive fire; taken over by state

Catastrophic events always test the mettle of an insurance company, whether in Oklahoma or elsewhere. Indeed, it is often in the wake of something like a massive tornado or hurricane that an insurer is truly tested. Will it proactively and timely respond to legitimate policyholder concerns? Will it pay claims in a full and prompt manner?

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