Archive for July 20th, 2017

America’s Healthcare Secret Pricing Scandal Exposed

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Insurance companies create vast networks, referred to as PPOs (Preferred Provider Organizations). The only thing that is preferred is the deal the insurance company cuts itself. About a full one third of the total medical spend by an employer can be eliminated by removing in-network pricing variation for commodity care alone. 

Employers need to realize that when they pay for PPO access, they are paying to access a network designed to maximize the insurance company’s revenue – not to save the employer money on medical care.