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Wide Price Variation for Privately Insured Underscores Hospital Market Power

Across 13 selected U.S. metropolitan areas, hospital prices for privately insured patients — especially for outpatient care — are much higher than Medicare and vary widely within and across communities, according to a new study by the Center for Studying … finish reading Wide Price Variation for Privately Insured Underscores Hospital Market Power

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BCBS of Michigan Adds Record Number of Practices to Nation’s Largest PCMH Program

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) has designated a record number of Michigan physician practices across the state as patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) — a 28 percent increase over the number of PCMH practices designated in 2011. The 994 … finish reading BCBS of Michigan Adds Record Number of Practices to Nation’s Largest PCMH Program

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