How much does childbirth cost? Or an MRI? Our hospital data

How much does childbirth cost? Or an MRI? Our hospital data

How much does childbirth  cost? How much does an MRI cost? Gall bladder surgery, arthroscopy? Today we’re rolling out our database of cash or self-pay hospital prices. While we’ve been collecting pricing for modest “shoppable” procedures since our founding in early 2011, we are now launching a separate database of cash or self-pay prices for more expensive, […]

Transparency is catching, sort of: How much does gall bladder surgery cost?

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

SUMMARY: Can transparency be infectious? And when is transparency not so transparent? The world of hospital pricing is notoriously opaque and resistant to change. But the forward-thinking Surgery Center of Oklahoma has had online price lists for some time. Just recently we noticed that their neighborhood has a number of providers with online price lists–not […]