Patients Pay The Price As Public Health Consortium Battles Insurance Carriers
Alameda Health System has not reached payment agreements with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California, so some of the county's residents are not able to use the hospitals because they're out of network. In other news, Zenefits' new leader is trying to rein in the rambunctious culture at the startup.
Bay Area News Group:
Alameda Health System, Insurance Carriers At Odds
As Alameda County's public health consortium battles it out with major insurance carriers over reimbursements, many patients find themselves having to pay higher out-of-network costs. (Parr, 2/22)
The Wall Street Journal:
Zenefits Once Told Employees: No Sex In Stairwells
Zenefits’s new chief executive, David Sacks, last week banned alcohol in the office of the health-insurance brokerage startup as he tries to reverse its rambunctious culture, especially among sales staff. But it wasn’t just drinking booze that gave the San Francisco headquarters a frat-house feel. (Winkler, 2/22)