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Regarding AHCCCS cuts, its consequences for those awaiting transplants, etc., why did the governor say this was necessary to save $5 million? Why not cut where it counts, i.e the huge "management" fees paid to the big health care providers? Do the math: These big corporations drain $2,200 (probably more than that now in some instances) PER MONTH per AHCCCS enrollee. That's a whopping $26,500 per year ($2,200 x 12 = $26,400). Multiply $26,400 pe enrollee x 1.3 enrollees in AHCCCS in Arizona and you get over $30 BILLION, none of which pays the enrollees' true medical costs (doctors, hospitals, MRIs, etc.). Why not return "management" to the doctors where it belongs?Oct 6, 2010