July 31, 2019 VOM Podcast

Health Care Services – Do Hospitals Overcharge or Medicare underpay?

What’s behind the RAND study that found some hospitals charge patients two to three times what Medicaid charges? Do you believe hospitals are over-charging for services, or is this Medicare price-fixing by the heavy hand of the government?

Bob Olsen from the Montana Hospital Association, and John Doran from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana were our guests to discuss making health care affordable.