That is, one service is as good as another and "what you see is what you get." This misconception has allowed otherwise intelligent entrepreneurs to be duped into long-term, terminal equipment leases at outrageous prices and total costs well above contracted discount
"All conversions are to pharmaceuticals which the provider can purchase at a contracted discount
(BBC is essentially the same as the private sector's contracted discount
arrangements.) VPS will be tempting to the private sector because it will allow these payers to more reliably project health care expenditures.
By working with an ancillary network, payers not only receive contracted discounts
on needed and approved treatment, but these networks place a more focused control around utilization review and provider management.
In workers' compensation, a reduction in claims cost is achieved through accessing a preferred provider organization to receive contracted discounts
beyond state fee schedules and bill review reductions.