What If Commercial Health Plans Paid 100% of Medicare……………..

Hospital Administrator Reacts To Study

Study shows total health care spending for the privately insured population would reduce 41% if employers and other insurers reimbursed health care providers at Medicare rates. 

SOURCE: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Limiting Private Insurance Reimbursment to Medicare Rates Would Reduce Health Spending by About $350 Billion in 2021

“[This] estimate illustrates the extreme of what could be accomplished in terms of reductions in spending … [The authors] discuss but do not model the potential effects of price reductions on the supply of services, utilization of health care services, or quality of health care.”  MORE >>

Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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