Usually when your pocket has been picked, you discover the loss pretty quickly. But many of America’s more than 22,000 independent community pharmacies are finding their reimbursements for prescription drugs reduced well after the patient hands over the co-pay and leaves with their medicine.
Whenever I think of our current health insurance system, I’m reminded of Jenga, the old wooden block-stacking game. Shifting just one piece of the shaky tower can result in collapse.
Most businesses offer goods and services that are paid for directly by customers or clients. However, the health care industry operates differently due to the role of third party payers.
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