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-- in the meantime there are new concerns that obamacare is failing to verify that.
Athletes with adequate insurance coverage.
Case in point of patients have a renowned surgeon.
Now left high and -- by insurance companies is there medical bills continue to pile up doctor Mark Shields wasn't that story how can a well established surgeon.
Like -- doctor Myers who were about to -- have such difficulty with insurance company.
-- the national commission on physician payment reform has just issued a report.
Calling for health insurance to pay physicians more.
For monitoring their patience and phasing out payment for fee for service for procedures.
If adapted many doctors worry this fundamental change which follows the lead of obamacare could reward primary care doctors like me.
While -- specialists like surgeons who say.
They already have problems getting reimbursed.
-- doctor bill Myers one of the nation's leading surgeons.
Operated on Adrian Peterson of the NFL he performs a procedure to repair a sports muscle injuries to the -- -- few others have mastered.
Much to his and his patients alarm the operations are often not reimbursed.
A question that -- is a frustration related to.
Things not being as easy as one would hope and terms -- be being able to deliver care.
So and -- -- there is a tremendous impediments.
An insurance companies not paying for this in terms are being able to accomplish what we.
So the question is how to health insurance companies respond.
Health insurance companies insist that their physicians and other health experts constantly evaluate new procedures and technologies to determine whether they are proven and reliable before moving them from a quote.
Experimental status to the approved status.
Pay for expensive technologies and treatments every single day.
What they are trying to do is to make sure that your health care dollars.
Is spent on treatment that is safe and treatment that has proven to work.
So -- what do you think that patients are saying about this.
When you hear from the parent of -- suffering child and you know.
Let's look at talented young defensive hockey player Andy who after months of failing treatments worried that he would never get on the ice again.
It makes the insurance company explanation -- theoretical at best especially now that Indy is back on his skates thanks to -- surgery.
They're willing to pay a visit after visit orthopedic afterwards -- but when it comes to.
The surgical procedure the doctor -- -- which clearly has work on my son handy news back to playing high level hockey.
It's it's I can't understand simple words to why they would question procedure like that.
Bill Myers says that health insurance will cover routine hernia repair what it isn't even indicate but -- labeled this procedure experimental.
Despite the fact that it works 90% of the time with a proven -- -- one of the best in the country and what do you think doctor -- here in this field -- he would -- except energy becoming the rule -- -- -- I think he already was the rule and now with this new incentive to move away from reimbursing for procedures we do this is gonna become.
Even more common I'm very worried about this right mark thanks follow up on an OK I will back and let us know what you find out you've got to Mark Siegel in New York.
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