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Catastrophic Health Claims Increase Ten-fold Link to more items from this source
July 17, 2014
"Individual health claims of $1 million or more have increased tenfold over the past four years due to new medical technologies, advanced drug therapy and more Americans insured under health care reform.... The rise in the number of catastrophic claims came from complications surrounding infants, premature births and newborns with congenital anomalies. The diagnoses stemmed from normal pregnancies that then turned into catastrophic claims[.]"

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