(08-25-2012, 08:52 PM)Sleepster Wrote:(08-25-2012, 05:49 PM)StuUnderPressure Wrote: But, I for one, am glad that BCBS dictates the price - because prices are routinely discounted more than 50% from what the "competition" has determined the price should be.
Prices would be lower yet if insurance companies weren't dicatating prices.
Sorry, but I respectfully disagree with that statement.
Without the insurance companies "forcing" the providers to accept lower prices, they would NOT do it on their own. History has proven that to be true.