Archive for August 10th, 2011

Evil Trend Factor To Attack Private Pay Plans Soon

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

With the looming threat of an almost 30% cut in reimbursement under Medicare, cost shifting to private pay plans will take an historic turn for the worse.  Remember that nasty little term called “Trend?”  Insurance companies have traditionally blamed advanced medical technology and an aging population as the key components. Instead, should we point to the Washington political elite as the root cause?