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Monday, May 8th 2006

Quite Teamsters Need Their Sleep

Physicians go blue collar in New York. (Subscription Required)

Frustrated over recently announced cuts in reimbursement rates and existing restrictions on medical care imposed by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, the doctors joined the approximately 1-million member Teamsters Local 1149 in Baldwinsville, N.Y., hopeful that the organization will help increase their leverage to negotiate with such large insurers.