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Illegal "ERISA" and "Union Plan" Scams

Thursday, July 11, 2002

Nationwide, the health insurance marketplace is facing tougher times. Across the country, the cost of health insurance is increasing and consumers cope with difficult choices. Into this climate enter shady operators seeking to take advantage of consumers. Calling themselves “ERISA exempt,” “ERISA plans,” “union plans,” “association plans,” or some variation thereof, these entities boast low rates and minimal or no underwriting.