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Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield's Reimbursement Rates Raise Concerns From Specialists

by Mark Friedman 12/16/2013 12:00 am

Starting Jan. 1, ABCBS will pay physician specialists 15 percent less for the same procedures done by non-specialists, such as family practice doctors, for patients who bought policies through the new health insurance exchange, she said. The new fees won't apply to the carrier's current commercial policies or group plans.

Sunshine Act to Shine Light on Pharmaceutical Dollars Paid to Doctors

by Mark Friedman 4/8/2013 12:00 am

Starting in September 2014, a record of all payments that drug companies make to doctors will be publicly available, a situation raising concerns among both physicians and drug companies.