Consolidation of Nation’s Health Insurers Is Bad Medicine for Local Labs and Pathologists

While no one was looking, nine big insurers grabbed 76.7% of privately-insured patients! Consolidation of major health insurance companies in recent years is a trend which reinforced the market clout of the nation’s two largest lab companies at the expense of local laboratories and pathology groups. However, few pathologists and clinical lab managers know precisely how much market power is currently concentrated into the hands of only a few health insurance companies. Dark Daily now unveils a...

Congress Eyes Tennessee Group’s Plan for Reforming Healthcare In United States

Health reform plan preserves patient choice and requires no new government funding As Congress gets down to the nitty gritty details of healthcare reform, a unique bipartisan proposal presented by the Rolling Hills Group, a group of Tennessee healthcare experts and community leaders, is gaining support on both sides of the aisle. This healthcare reform proposal, initially developed for a statewide program in Tennessee, has captured Congress’ attention because it meets top health care reform...
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