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Consumers Using Groupon To Buy Medical Services

Emory University medical fellow Dr. Nicole Herbst was shocked when she saw three patients who came in with abnormal results from chest CT scans they had bought on Groupon.

Policy Board Devises Tools to Control Health Costs

The Lund Report
The impact on the Insurance Division’s rate review process will initially be limited to information, but a task force could craft new legislation for 2015 that would force insurance companies and healthcare providers to adhere to a sustainable rate of medical inflation.

New tools put forward Tuesday by the Oregon Health Policy Board could add information to the insurance rate review process and put to task insurance carriers and healthcare providers alike to ensure health costs don’t spiral out of control any further than they already have.

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