March 2015

MONOPSONY AS A VIABLE THEORY, BUT REQUIRING THE RIGHT FACTS

Mueller v. Wellmark, Inc., Iowa Supreme Court No. 13-1872 (filed February 27, 2015)

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

UPDATE: Subsequent to this post the IBM has adopted the Telemedicine Rule. See our page dedicated to Telemedicine for all related articles, including our most current post.

The Iowa Board of Medicine Amends Its Proposed Telemedicine Rule – Final Adoption Slated for the IBM’s April 3 Pubic Meeting

The Iowa Board of Medicine (IBM) has