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Former Aetna medical director confesses to not reviewing medical records while deciding about coverage

In a shocking case of utter negligence of duty, Dr. Jay Ken Iinuma, former medical director of Aetna, America’s third-largest insurance provider, has admitted to never reviewing patient records while deciding to accept or deny care. The revelation came during a deposition in a lawsuit on grounds of “breach of contract” and “bad faith”, and […]

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The revised health care bill by the Trump administration, Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA), popularly known as Trumpcare, faced a major setback when two more Republican senators, Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas, and Sen. Mike Lee of Utah, confirmed on July 17, 2017, that they would not be backing it. The bill, hailed […]

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07-10-17 Category: Advocacy, Media, News and Announcements

“Whoever you are, whatever your health care needs – We are your Health Net,™” is precisely what one sees on the home page of the Los Angeles-based insurance provider, Health Net, Inc. Being one of the largest insurance providers in the state of California, Health Net is not only responsible for ensuring health coverage that […]

O.C. doctors accused of shelling out non-Rx opioids

Next week, Feb. 1-2, 2017, one of two doctors in Orange County accused of illegally prescribing opioids for nonmedical purposes will face pretrial hearings that could end with his medical license being revoked. The doctors’ practices were subject to unrelated undercover investigations between 2013 and 2015. The indictments were filed this past December. What the […]

San Clemente golf cart drivers: Beware of DUI

A San Clemente, California, man has been released Monday, Jan. 23, and now faces DUI charges after a golf cart he was driving crashed East of Palm Desert, ejecting the passenger from the vehicle. Golf carts, low-speed and neighborhood electric vehicles are ever-popular in beachside bedroom communities such as San Clemente, and thus, this may […]

Sacramento area death toll from fentanyl overdoses

So far, a reported 48 people have become severely ill and 10 people have died in the Sacramento area after taking what toxicology reports describe as a fentanyl pill made to look like prescription painkiller Norco. Casey Rettig, a San Francisco-based special agent with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, said dozens of investigators are working to find the […]

National Drug and Alcohol Facts
01-27-16 Category: News and Announcements

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) was inaugurated in 2010 by scientists at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to encourage educational events in countrywide communities to educate teens about what science has learned regarding drug abuse and addiction. It is now an annual event, and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and […]

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03-11-15 Category: News and Announcements

Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) are offered by many employers of large companies to serve employees by addressing problems that are affecting their productivity and job performance. EAPs offer counseling, recommendations and confidential assessments to employees and their families who are experiencing problems in their lives with which they can’t cope alone. These problems may be […]

04-17-14 Category: News and Announcements

Sovereign Health Group will be an exhibitor and Silver Patron at the upcoming 5th Annual West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders (WCSAD), one of the country’s premier addiction conferences. Set for May 29 through June 1, the event this year will be held once again at the La Quinta Resort and Club, in La Quinta, […]

02-17-14 Category: News and Announcements

Actress, singer and author MacKenzie Phillips, best known for her debut acting role in the 1973 film American Graffiti and her starring role in the 1970s and 1980 television sitcom series One Day at a Time, helped Sovereign Health Group celebrate its five-year anniversary operating in San Clemente, California at an Open House, Wednesday, Jan. […]

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