Why insurance companies control your medical care

The Conversation, 4 October 2016
Authormay be: Christy Ford Chapin
“Insurance companies that participate in the Affordable Care Act’s state health exchanges are signaling that prices will rise dramatically this fall. Researchers are also highlighting deficiencies in health care quality, such as unnecessary tests and procedures that cause patient harm, medical errors bred by disjointed or fragmented care and disparities in service distribution. We have these problems because insurance companies are at the center of the system, where they both finance and manage medical care.”
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