Should You Be Looking Out For The Welfare Of Health Insurance Companies?

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    Or, should Health Insurance companies be looking out for the welfare of you?

    Why/why not?
     
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    First, I'd like to ascertain that you understand the nature of insurance.
     
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    Are you referring to the CURRENT way it's setup where it's the insurance company's job to make profit, therefore to NOT pay out on as many claims as they can get away with?

    Is that what you're trying to ascertain?
     
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    Nope. My question is quite clear.
     
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    How about the current setup, where various state gubmints force insurance companies to cover this or that, and customers who demand low rates while expecting insurance to pay for every contact with themselves and someone wearing scrubs?
     
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    Ever heard of risk management?
     
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    BC/BS has so far anyway,have yet to turn my wife down for anything her doctor has asks for.....
     
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    And if you don’t think Medicaid and Medicare don’t attempt to pay only what they want to...
     
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    Hey buttmunch...what's the job of the insurance company, as your brain understands it?
     
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    Well, that's what insurance are, a way for shareholders to make money, at the expense of all those signed up through their company.

    What's the way you understand it to be?
     
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