Nontransparent transparency: Price lists from HCA, a for-profit chain

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

When is transparency not really transparent? First: Whenever anyone does anything furthering the cause of transparency, we applaud. So when HCA Holdings, the nation’s largest for-profit hospital chain, publishes price information, it’s easy to get excited. HCA, you remember, was the subject of a two-part series in The New York Times in August 2012 — […]