PHOENIX – By the end of the year, health insurance companies and health care providers begin their contract negotiation dance.
The dance card is money. Health care providers want more and insurance companies want to pay less.
Life insurance policyholders often receive a letter from their insurance company or their insurance company warning them that the company may not be in their upcoming network. Jan 1. For the most part, they do everything.
Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: THC) and St. Louis, Missouri-based Centene Corp. (NYSE: CNC) was in. contract disputes on the bills of repayment, but it was possible come to an agreement at the right time.
Meanwhile, Phoenix Children’s has until February 1, to work contract disputes and Bloomfield, Connecticut-based Cigna Corp. (NYSE: CI) or the hospital will not be considered in-network by the insurance company.
But Cincinnati, Ohio-based The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Cigna ran out of time on their contract negotiations.