Archive for March 22nd, 2016

Irrational Hospital Pricing

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

stop“Hospital prices are almost completely irrational. They bear no relationship to the cost of providing the services, they are opaque, and the prices vary wildly among hospitals and payers.”

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The Redoubtable Chargemaster

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

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“Charge-master rates, in reality, serve as nothing more than the starting point for negotiations with the payer”……………….”The ‘full charges’ reflected on hospital Charge Masters are unconscionable”…………………..

“Hospital discounts mean nothing” – Bill Rusteberg

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