Weslaco ISD vs Aetna – News Reporter Seeks Update


Texas news reporter seeks update on Weslaco ISD vs Aetna lawsuit: http://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/galvestondailynews.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/6/08/6080d8ce-b862-11e2-afc1-0019bb30f31a/518b28d375654.pdf.pdf

See original pleading: http://blog.riskmanagers.us/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Weslaco-vs-Aetna.pdf

Editor’s Note: From our perspective, the most interesting information coming out of this cause of action is the Aetna ASO contract provisions regarding earned fees derived from PPO discounts. Working the spread between charge master rates and managed care negotiated allowed charges can be lucrative. For example, a 9.5% of “savings” fee can add up quick. Hospital charge masters are third party intermediaries best friends – http://blog.riskmanagers.us/?p=11527

Also see http://blog.riskmanagers.us/?p=6040, Weslaco vs Aetna