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Why does the U.S. spend so much more on healthcare? It’s the prices

Icon Written by Alex on April 9, 2018 – 7:50 am

Dr. John Cullen’s four-physician family medicine practice in Valdez, Alaska, employs three full-time staffers who work on insurance and patient billing. A fourth full-timer focuses on obtaining prior authorizations from nine private and public insurers. Even then, Cullen and his partners often must call and write letters to convince insurers to approve coverage or pay […]