Blue Cross reports it pays varying prices for common surgeries

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

Summary: Prices paid by insurers for common procedures vary wildly. Two recent reports from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, which insures one of three Americans, point to the discrepancies.     Jeanne PinderJeanne Pinder¬† is the founder and CEO of ClearHealthCosts. She worked at The New York Times for almost 25 years as […]

A mother’s plea on turns around a Blue Cross denial

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

Guest Post by Amy Gleason This post began from an e-mail Amy Gleason sent to a group of members of the Society for Participatory Medicine. It is posted with permission from Amy. I just wanted to share a positive experience I had as an e-patient (well e-caregiver in this case). I have really struggled with […]