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February 10, 2010

Pa. company works to keep police health-care costs low

Law Enforcement Health Benefits Inc. oversees health-care benefits for Philly officers

By Miriam Hill
Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — Amber DiMarino, Joe Hinchliffe, and Phyllis Squillaciotti thought something was off. Reviewing medical bills for Philadelphia police, the trio repeatedly noticed two bills for visits to the eye doctor on the same day.

So about three years ago, they ran a report for the 23,000 police employees and their families covered by the department's health-care plan. Ka-ching! The three found $94,000 in double billing over two years for vision claims, some of which turned out to be fraudulent.

Full story: Pa. company works to keep police health-care costs low

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