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UnitedHealthcare sign. United Behavioral Heal is required to reprocess all of the claims that were denied based on the flawed internal guidelines under the watchful eye of a special master. (Photo: Shutterstock)

What does a federal magistrate judge do on Election Day?

Well, if you’re U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero in San Francisco, you put the finishing touches on a 99-page order hitting UnitedHealthcare, the nation’s largest health insurer, with an injunction requiring the company to revisit about 67,000 denials of claims for mental health and substance abuse coverage.

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