The ‘Secondary Payer’ Program: A Medicare Fix We Can All Get Behind
Heather Sanderson
July 23, 2018

Reprinted from the Morning Consultant

In health policy, the minutia is not trivial; it’s essential.

Small incentives created by policymakers can have a significant impact upon how Medicare beneficiaries, doctors, hospitals and insurers respond to health care claims. But sometimes policies — even the most well-intentioned — can have unintended consequences, leading to wasted resources, burdensome regulations and broken promises to the very people that the system is designed to serve.