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Will Health Insurance Soon Become Health Memberships?

Posted by: Elizabeth Kay    Feb 10, 2015 12:00:00 PM

With the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), we saw a number of hospitals and provider groups being bought and merged with larger provider groups. This was done for two reasons. One, in part to make sure that they were able to establish more buying power, or bargaining chips to bring to the contract negotiating table. Two, with less competition, they have more control over how much they can charge for services.

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Topics: health insurance, PPACA Affordable Care Act, Elizabeth Kay, health membership, AEIS Advisors