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Doctors-insurers confrontation heats up

Dallas Morning News, July 14, 2008

Doctors complain of shrinking payments from health insurers, pointing to insurance companies' huge profits and high CEO salaries. In response, insurers say doctors provide uneven care, overtreat patients, and push up costs for everyone. The decades-old confrontation has gotten more heated recently, as insurers squeeze doctors' payments as one way to bring down soaring healthcare costs.