Political Subdivision Drops PPO – Balance Billing Issue Solved

A South Texas political subdivision decided this month to eliminate their PPO plan and instead pay claims using 2008 RBRVS as a benchmark for physician claims. Facility charges will be paid on a cost plus basis. A special feature of the plan prevents any balance billing to the plan participant. To our knowledge, this is the first Texas political subdivision to take this approach to controling run away health care costs.

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