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Yale Doctor, Panel Addresses Hidden Fees, Shift in Health Services

by New Haven Register | Mar 13, 2014 12:29pm
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Dr. Paul Taheri was the man in the middle Wednesday as he listened to worried workers and state officials dealing with the rapidly changing health care landscape as powerful market forces change the rules for physicians, hospitals and patients.

Taheri, the deputy dean for clinical affairs at the Yale Medical School and the CEO of the Yale Medical Group, was part of a panel that addressed the move by hospitals to buy up medical departments. Patients are then charged an unanticipated facility fee that workers said leaves them straining to pay or leaving their providers altogether.

It’s not a new phenomenon and Taheri said patients at Yale-New Haven Hospital are just now experiencing what is known as provider-based clinics, essentially outpatient clinics of doctors that once operated privately or as part of the main hospital.

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