Archive for September 29th, 2012

Providers Jack Up Prices – Outpatient Hospital Services Worst Offender

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Healthcare spending, which has continued to climb in recent years, is driven by ever-rising prices charged by providers, not increased utilization of healthcare services, said a new reportfrom the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI).

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Big Firms Overhaul Health Coverage – Self Insured Employers Bailing Out

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Sears Holdings Corp. and Darden Restaurants Inc. are planning a radical change in the way they provide health benefits to their workers, giving employees a fixed sum of money and allowing them to choose their medical coverage and insurer from an online marketplace, says the Wall Street Journal.

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