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Major Insurers Running Billions of Dollars Behind on Payments to Hospitals and Doctors

Anthem Blue Cross, the country’s second-biggest health insurance company, is behind on billions of dollars in payments owed to hospitals and doctors because of onerous new reimbursement rules, computer problems and mishandled claims, say hospital officials in multiple states. Anthem, like other big insurers, is using the covid-19 crisis as cover to institute “egregious” policies…

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Do People with Less Coverage Shop More?

The fact is that not many patients shop for better pricing. This week I was ordered by my doctor to get 2 MRIs.  Going to the closest place to my house, my appointment was moved 4 different times and the unprofessional front office kid with dirty nails couldn’t “do the math” to tell me what time…

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New Year. New Decade. Same Old Healthcare Story.

A message from our Managing Director, Jeanmarie Loria. Good afternoon friends, and Happy New Year. I wish you and your loved ones all the best this year and decade. When I was a kid, my New Year’s tradition was to watch the Twilight Zone with my family. Now, that tradition has evolved into me watching…

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