Judge Finds 'Expense Incurred' Applies To Insured's Medicare-Adjusted Amount

BEAUFORT, S.C. - A health insurance provider properly reimbursed its insured for the actual amount paid to a medical provider after adjustments were made by Medicare, a South Carolina federal judge ruled April 24, granting summary judgment to the insurer on bad faith and breach of contract claims against it (Dennis Barker v. Washington National Insurance Co., No. 9:12-cv-01901, D. S.C.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 58437).

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