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The Division has published the results of disciplinary action taken last month and, as usual, they

look a little – uh – lopsided.

In September the agency disciplined twice as many carriers (8) as providers (4). Furthermore, the

Division took a lot more hide from the carriers’ backside. The largest monetary penalty it assessed

against a provider was $7,500. In contrast, the Division assessed a penalty of $40,000 against one

carrier and a penalty of $47,000 against another.

This is in keeping with the trend. The Division’s statistics show that since January 1, 2014, it has

assessed penalties totaling $1,658,245 for insurance carriers and only $65,600 for health care