Uncompensated care is now the providers problem

Changing plan deductibles is not lowering the cost curve.

Bending the cost curve will not happen because we’ve increased deductibles and coinsurance. What’s happened is we’re shifting uncompensated care to providers.

Obamacare Health Spending Surge? Not So Fast

“There’s still no guarantee that it won’t, even though many suspect that increasingly higher out-of-pocket expenses for consumers and the health law’s cost-control measures will help “bend the cost curve” for medicine over the longer term.”

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