Iowa Supreme Court – Bluecard Agreements Not Price Fixing Per Se

Iowa Supreme Court – Bluecard Agreements Not Price Fixing Per Se

Physicians long have been in tough negotiation positions with large, often dominant commercial health insurers. In its 13th edition report, “Competition in Health Insurance – A Comprehensive Study of U.S. Markets,” the AMA found, based on 2012 data, that 72% of the nation’s metropolitan commercial health insurance markets are highly concentrated as measured against federal antitrust guidelines.