Tag: Healthcare

Surescripts Accused of Monopolistic Behavior

A small e-prescription service is accusing the dominant player in the market, Surescripts, of running a monopoly, in a letter to customers obtained by POLITICO. PrescribersConnection, which connects long-term care providers and pharmacies, has been told by Surescripts that the larger company does not allow smaller-prescription aggregators to connect to

Out-of-Network Costs Lurk Even at In-Network Hospitals

Lorena Martin’s 18-year-old son, Robert, hurt his ankle playing football one recent Friday evening. He was in pain and unable to walk, and she was concerned that he’d done real damage.. Both her doctor’s office and the nearby urgent care center were closed, so with no other options, she took