[Health insurers] see the rules as unworkable, and setting them up for failure,” said DJ Wilson, the head of a health care strategy firm that operates State of Reform, a blog on health care reform. Among the key areas of concern, he said, are rules for rural health care providers that can require patients to travel to certain specialists. For some rules it’s a distance; for others, it’s a time limit.
“Some of this is really in the weeds. But they could severely disrupt (health care) delivery systems in rural Washington,” Wilson said.
Read the full article see the Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler and DJ Wilson trade insights on new regulations mean for healthcare delivery throughout the state.