SPOTLIGHT: Overcharging the uninsured

As FierceHealthcare told you on Friday, this weekend's 60 Minutes featured the ongoing scandal of the uninsured being billed hospital chargemaster rates for care, when Medicare and private plans often pay one-fourth as much. There wasn't anything new in the story other than suggestions that for all the news and lawsuits about the issue in the past 18 months, it's apparently still going on--at least enough that Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) continues to threaten legislation. Article