Archive for April 13th, 2018

“Hospitals Are Only Entitled To Collect A Reasonable Fee”

Friday, April 13th, 2018

He contended that authoritative research showed that Medicare plus 25 percent was a reasonable amount for hospitals to charge………………….

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Texas Lawmaker Calls on State to Fix Teacher Retirement System Care

Friday, April 13th, 2018

“Teachers statewide are sharing their stories with us, hellish stories about people having to choose between medication and food, medication and rent, medication and just basic living necessities…….” 

RISKMANAGERS.US: Instead of throwing good money after bad, cost shifting to consumers, all contributing to the erosion of the American middle class, Texas should lead the country in solving health care. Reference Based Pricing, direct contracting, point of sale claim adjudication/payment, cost plus Rx payment methodologies and other risk management strategies have proven successful for Texas employers  like San Patricio County in South Texas. (Beating Medical Trend – Managed Care vs Reference Based Pricing and Health Care Strategies for Political Subdivisions.)

As a Texan I am sad to admit the little tiny state of Montana took the lead two years ago and now we hear the bright red Republic of California may be doing the same with California Assembly Bill 3087. (California Assembly Bill 3087 Would Control Prices in the Commercial Market.) When will Texas legislators wake up? Has Texas Lost It’s Cajones?.

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