Price Transparency May Lower $27 Billion in Healthcare

Price transparency or providing incentives to direct consumer behavior would actually have minimal effect on reducing healthcare spending. Price transparency in the healthcare industry ...

A Blow to Health Care Transparency

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow today to nascent efforts to track the quality and cost of health care, ruling that a 1974 law precludes states from requiring that every health care ...

What should healthcare price transparency look like?

The transformation in the American healthcare system imposes new and evolving obligations on providers and the rest of the healthcare industry. Healthcare spending continues to outpace ...

FairCare App Brings Healthcare Cost Transparency To Consumers

Available now, FairCare released the FairCare app for iOS that provides consumers with the ability to find competitive prices in their neighborhood for any of the ten thousand medical ...

Improving health care outcomes at an affordable cost – a case for transparency

Ohio is one of 11 states to be awarded a “State Innovation Model” grant to transform the way we pay for and deliver health care services. With a $75 million award from ...

The problem with health-care cost transparency

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued a report that unwittingly pinpoints a growing problem: the lack of actionable information that patients need to ...

Medical bill transparency will be driven by consumers, expert says

A recent study showed that over half of Houstonians are confused with their medical bills, but that could be changing. Dave Wojczynski, senior vice president of Chicago-based TransUnion ...

The Myth of Health CARE Cost Transparency!

Last December just before Christmas I took my car to a Body Shop for repairs. I received an estimate, which gave me an idea of how much I would be charged. My insurance company also ...

Utahn vows website will “bust open” health care prices

A Utah entrepreneur hopes to cash in on American outrage over the high price of health care with an online tool that will allow consumers to share billing data and shop for the best ...
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