Friday, January 8, 2016

NJ ODs Push for Bill That Insurers Say Will Raise Prices

"Optometrists [practicing in New Jersey] nargue it’s about offering consumers more choices. Insurers counter it’s about charging patients more for basic services," reports NJSpotlight. "Optometrists are pushing for a newly passed bill that they say would give consumers a wider choice in eye-care providers. But the insurance companies that oppose the measure say it’s not about choice, but a strategy to raise prices for typical vision expenses like eye exams and eyeglass frames." Read more.

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