Archive for March 22nd, 2015

Renting Medicare’s Provider Network

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

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An idea with bi-partisan support?

If the federal government would rent their Medicare network and charge what the private market charges for access, the government would rake in millions, if not billions of dollars in access fees. This would generate enough money to buy health insurance for those that don’t need it.

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Hospital Price Gouging Driving Up Healthcare Costs?

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

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Victor Lustig “Why didn’t I think of this!

THE FALLACY OF HOSPITAL CHARGEMASTERS 

“Hospital industry claims that the charges  don’t matter because few actually pay the “list” price “defy common sense,” Burger said. “If there is no reason for the high prices, why bother charging them?” Burger asks.  See Hospitals Dismiss Significance Of Chargemaster Prices?

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