Archive for May 31st, 2017

County Discovers $9.5 Million Health Plan Shortfall

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

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Poor management leads to shortfall………………….

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Growing Profits From America’s Largest Health Insurers

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

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Why would a BUCA want to change the status quo? Doing business the same old way is in their best interests?

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Oncology Rx Treatments – Is An Extra Two Months of Life Worth $500,000?

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

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Based on a Cigna study, less than ½ of the oncology drugs approved from 2009-2014 have a known survival benefit…………..

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Prime Healthcare Acquires Mission Hospital

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

prime1Prime Healthcare’s strategy is to take over struggling hospitals and cut out the least lucrative or money-losing services. Prime often cancels insurance contracts at its newly acquired hospitals, enabling it to charge the insurers higher rates for treating their members…..

See: http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-prime-feds-20160717-snap-story.html

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