UnitedHealthCare has been held responsible to pay $4.7 million to several health care systems in Central Florida for alleged claim denials and not properly processing claims.

The outcome is a win for plaintiffs Leesburg Regional Medical Center and Tri-County Medical Center formerly known as Villages Regional Hospital and managing partners Doug Wolfe, Danya Pincavage and attorney Liana De La Noval. The lawsuit transpired when UHC was found liable by a panel of three arbitrators Hon. Melvia B. Green, Hon. Clarence J. Jones and Hon. Ellen L. Leesfield.