CIGNA Settlement Management
There have been several delays in the CIGNA Settlement proceedings since Judge Davis passed last year. However, the process is now proceeding in a positive direction. Thomas Schultz has been appointed as the new arbitrator. Arbitrator Schultz requested a summary of the settlement to date from both parties. These filings resulted in several hearings last year. During the hearings, we requested discovery and proposed a timeline for resolution.
According to the timeline that MCAG has proposed, all documents and depositions should be gathered and completed by later this summer, with a cumulative hearing in the fall. Arbitrator Schultz gives all indications that he is very engaged in the proceedings, and shares our interest in resolving the arbitration as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Although major updates are not likely until, perhaps, this summer, there will likely be several hearings and discussions over the next few months. Thank you for your continued patience. We realize that the process has been, and continues to be, painfully slow, but MCAG is encouraged that this next round of hearings will propel this matter towards resolution.
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Insurance Payer Settlement
Service for a Contingent Fee
We believe in aligning our incentives with your business goals. MCAG's Recovery Services utilize a contingency fee based pricing model so we do not receive payment unless we recover revenue for our clients.
A Dedicated Account Management Team
As a part of our full service
you are supported by
A Dedicated Account
that communicates with you
throughout the entire process
A Full Service Solution
From identification of problematic payers
to final resolution of incorrectly paid claims
we work with you from start to finish
MCAG works directly with
your practice to appeal
contractually underpaid claims
to the payer
Continuous monitoring of payer appeals
ensures the full corrected payment is achieved.
This continuous monitoring provides a direct
financial improvement to the practice’s bottom-line
Clarification of Complex Reimbursement Rules
Our in-depth evaluation
of your contracts and fee schedules
clarifies complex reimbursement rules
to ensure your practice is paid according to
the payer contract
MCAG's CPR Recovery Service
Integrates seamlessly with your
existing practice management tools
and day-to-day staff workload