Archive for November 17th, 2015

More Evidence of The Failure of PPO’s

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

trust“This is part of an overall national trend to move away from PPO plans that come with high costs to consumers and offer little in the way of coordinated care.” – Statement from Blue Cross & Blue Shield

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Medicare Plus vs High Value PPO Network

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Increasing pressure from rising medical costs and the looming Cadillac Tax are pushing employers to consider innovative options to manage their Health Plans.

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Court Case Shows How Health Insurers Rip Off You And Your Employer

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

ripoff“The hidden fees were listed in internal BCBSM documents under a variety of names:  provider network fees, contingency/risk fees, retiree surcharges, and—my personal favorite—other-than-group subsidy fees………………Lest you think this scheme was something BCBSM dreamed up on its own, an actuary from the consulting firm Milliman Inc. testified under oath that many other insurers engaged in the same practices.”

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