NU Online News Service, Nov. 4, 2004, 5:01 p.m. EST
A major insurer and its corporate parent have settled charges of improper claim handling in North Carolina, state regulators say.[@@]
The North Carolina Department of Insurance says it has reached a voluntary settlement with United Healthcare of North Carolina Inc., Greensboro, N.C., and United HealthCare Insurance Company, Minneapolis. The settlement agreement calls for each company to pay a civil penalty of $1.1 million.