BSA Health System (BSA) in Amarillo sent Blue Cross a notice of termination and a demand for higher prices. If neither side can agree, BSA intends to leave the Blue Cross network on Dec. 8, 2022
The public will never know the details. Most plan sponsors will continue to gift funds through managed care contracts they can’t see nor audit.
Plan sponsors who have left the world of managed care contracts could care less. They decide what to pay providers. It’s up to the provider to accept or not. That’s the nature of traditional American business practices.
Plan sponsors and physicians share one thing in common – It’s a great to be independent……..It really sucks being a managed care slave.
In this instance we all know what the outcome will be. Both sides will kiss and make up by agreeing to higher pricing and Blue Cross members will pay for it.
FROM A FORMER URGENT CARE CENTER OWNER
That’s always been my tactic. F@$k them and feed ‘em fish heads. They always come back at the end and pay more. It’s just a game. Thank god I’m out of the game now. Let someone else have that headache.
FROM AN INSURANCE CONSULTANT
That’s what Kelsey Seybold did and they never went back.