Saturdays at Mercy Medical Center used to be perversely lucrative. The dialysis clinic across the street was closed on weekends. That meant the downtown Baltimore hospital would see patients with failing kidneys who should have gone to the dialysis center. So Mercy admitted them, collecting as much as $30,000 for treatment that typically costs hundreds of dollars.
Because of runaway health care costs, Texas is on a path to cut funding or raise taxes. The percentage of the budget spent on health care, for our employees and those on medical assistance programs, continues to increase. This leaves less money available for schools, roads and tax relief.
Some great physicians are joining together to expose our broken system. Please keep sharing our Petition to keep pressure on our elected representatives.
Texas health insurers and hospitals clashed Wednesday over whether the insurance companies face a dire threat from computer-assisted, mischief-making trial lawyers. The issue is whether plaintiffs’ lawyers, assisted by data mining companies, are about to collect billions from insurers for dragging their feet on reimbursement claims.
With mid-term elections bearing down, the government changed its regulation of Obamacare to give consumers and states more flexibility to decide on their health plans, insurers more time to sign up customers and taxpayers a chance to avoid more costs.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Prestwick Services, a subsidiary of Prestwick Holdings a Sudbury, Mass.,- based leader in payroll-based billing and payment solutions for the workers’ compensation industry. Traditional workers’ compensation plans involve large pre-payments based on estimates, with the potential for substantial […]