Tag Archives: Services

Hospital price increases for inpatient services will cost consumers and employers $250B over the next decade

The annual cost of hospital inpatient services for privately insured individuals exceeded $ 200 billion in 2018 and is projected to exceed $ 350 billion in 2029, according to data compiled by UnitedHealth Group. Hospital inpatient spending growth is influenced by several factors, including prices charged by hospital facilities, prices charged by physicians practicing within… Read More »

Health and Human Services wants to end 'middlemen kickbacks' in drug pricing by targeting rebates

HHS Secretary Alex Azar The Department of Health and Human Services is proposing to lower the list price of prescription drugs by correcting what it calls the perverse incentive to increase list prices to get higher rebates. The rebates are passed on to health plans, which use them to lower the price of premiums. But… Read More »

Dr. John's Family Dentistry Expands Office, Services

POLAND, Ohio – Dr. John’s Family Dentistry recently completed an expansion project that more than doubled the size of its offices to accommodate recent growth in clientele, services and staff. The expansion added three patient rooms for a total of seven and dramatically expanded the waiting area, which now offers comfortable seating, televisions, complimentary coffee… Read More »