Private insurers sometimes negotiate rates on hospital services that are higher than the cash price, a recent New York Times investigation found. The same basic service can cost widely varying amounts even at the same hospital. To Goodwin Life Sciences and Healthcare partner Delphine O’Rourke, it’s not surprising that a hospital’s cash price is sometimes lower for a service, since people paying cash price are generally a small segment of patients and tend to be uninsured or undocumented. Read the FierceHealthcare article here.
In The Press October 08, 2021