Today AHA released a report showing that commercial insurance costs are increasing at an unsustainable rate while many plan policies create dangerous delays in care, contribute to clinician burnout and significantly drive up administrative costs for the health care system.  
  
“Some commercial health insurers have implemented policies that add billions of dollars in added unnecessary administrative costs to the health care system while compromising patient care,” the report states. “Commercial health plan abuses must be addressed to protect patients’ health and ensure that medical professionals, not the insurance industry, are making the key decisions in patient care.”  

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