insurance payments raise rates
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Submitted by lyle (United States), Jun 5, 2017 17:22
If insurance pays a significant amount then the patient pays for that in increased premiums. I suspect that part of the difference in the amount paid directly depends on where in the deductible structure you sit. Anyway the system we have managed to evolve for drug pricing is a rococo nightmare. The idea of rebates from drug makers to pharmacy benefit managers is a stupid way. Of course this is the problem in general with health care it has taken the hotel model of pricing and run away with it where the poor person with no insurance gets the super shaft because they pay the rack rate. (equivalent to the rate posted on the back of the hotel room door).
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