According to a recent Milliman study low Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements to hospitals and providers has lead to higher health insurance costs for consumer and employers. Given the faltering economic landscape fair payment by these government programs is paramount. The gaps in payments to hospitals and providers are being subsidized by employers offering health coverage.
Call your congressmen today and ask him to confront the new administration when building healthcare reform and ask him/her to eliminate this hidden tax on households and employers. For more read NBGH