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State seeks $10 billion in fines from PacifiCare
Orange County Register

State insurance regulators are now seeking nearly $10 billion in fines from Cypress-based PacifiCare, resulting from allegations of mismanaged medical claims and failure to pay doctors after the company’s 2006 takeover by UnitedHealth Group. In 2008, the California Department of Insurance announced that it was seeking $1.3 billion in penalties after uncovering at least 130,000 alleged violations of state laws and regulations.

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