A joint study by the American Academy of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries predicts steep start-up costs for any new government-sponsored insurance entity.
To compile the report, the actuaries assumed that any government program would operate on a level playing field with private insurers and not have rate-setting authority as Medicare does. Indeed, health care reform legislation introduced into the House last week stipulates that the government plan should negotiate rates directly with providers.
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