Archive for June 3rd, 2017

Express Scripts Lawsuit Reveals Dark Secrets

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

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No one has been able to determine how much a  PBM is profiting from its secret “deals” with manufacturers………..Express Scripts lawsuit raises eyebrows…………..

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BCBS Aggressively Tackles Non-Emergency ER Visits

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia  has just informed its members that if they show up at the emergency room with a problem that later is deemed to have not been an emergency, their claim won’t be paid…………

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Texas Bill To Address Unconscionable ER Prices Fails To Pass

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

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TEXAS HOUSE BILL 3867 – AN ACT relating to unconscionable prices charged by certain health care facilities for medical care.

For purposes of Section 17.46(a), the term “false, misleading, or deceptive acts or practices” includes an emergency facility taking advantage of an individual’s medical condition by:

(1)  providing emergency care at an unconscionable price; or

(2)  demanding or charging an unconscionable price for or in connection with emergency care or other care at the facility.

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