NU Online News Service, Dec. 8, 2004, 5:12 p.m. EST
U.S. doctors might give the insurance industry some support on long term care finance issues.[@@]
The American Medical Association, Chicago, included LTC planning on a list of policies it adopted Tuesday at a policymaking meeting in Atlanta.
The AMA is calling on insurance regulators to “require all private insurers to make available the fee schedules used to determine payment for medical services.” Today, “most health insurance companies refuse to make their list of medical fees available, keeping patients and physicians in the dark about the cost of health care services,” the AMA complains.