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Monthly Archives: April 2016

PA Internists ask General Assembly to Investigate Highmark Losses, Decisions

The PA Chapter of the American College of Physicians has asked the House and Senate Insurance Committees to investigate Highmark’s losses from the Afffordable Care Act coverage, its decision to cut physicians payments by 4.5%, and contracting issues which allowed the insurer to use doctors as a risk pool, rather than use the billions of dollars it keeps in its reserves for such losses.