WOW: Amazon, Berkshire, JP Morgan forming health care company

Discussion in 'Healthcare/Insurance/Govt Healthcare' started by Mac1958, Jan 30, 2018.

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    I tempted to believe you. I was leaning toward 'unpaid tool' anyway.
     
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    You guys think this is something new? Self insurance has been around since 1982. Companies like GM, Ford, Disney, and Microsoft have been doing it for decades.
     
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    In the past they have always partnered with an insurance company while self insuring. Now they are going around them.
     
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    Is employer managed health care any better? Seems people are determined to be subservient, one way or another.
     
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    They did not "partner" with an insurance company. They paid us to service their claims. That is what I did for a living.
     
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    And they will now service their own claims.
     
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    You mean like exactly the way it's always been? Then yes.
     
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    The tax privileges alone make owning an insurance company awesome.
     
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    I doubt that there will be a 3rd party administrator somewhere in the picture.
     

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