MedPage Today’s ‘dinner table’ stories: Do readers really know what they’re being served? – HealthNewsReview.org

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

MedPage Today’s ‘dinner table’ stories: Do readers really know what they’re being served? – HealthNewsReview.org

“On November 8, MedPage Today, one of the nation’s most widely read physician news sites, published a scathing critique of insurance industry functionaries headlined ‘Who is actually reviewing all those pre-authorization requests?’” Mary Chris Jaklevic and Kevin Lomangino write over at Health News Review. “The post was the most popular article on the site for more […]

Because patient advocacy groups aren’t always what they seem: A quick guide to nonprofit sleuthing from HealthNewsReview.org

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

Because patient advocacy groups aren’t always what they seem: A quick guide to nonprofit sleuthing from HealthNewsReview.org

“Journalists shouldn’t take organizations they report on at face value,” Mary Chris Jaklevic writes over at Health News Review, the watchdog organization. “Rather, they should ask who calls the shots and who provides the funding. And they should report findings that call into question a group’s credibility. But as HealthNewsReview.org has repeatedly found, that essential […]

Health News Review calls our work ‘a great piece of journalism’

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

Health News Review calls our work ‘a great piece of journalism’

Summary: Gary Schwitzer, founder of Health News Review, has a mission: to analyze health reporting. His site regularly holds  feet to the fire about bad medicine and bad journalism, and the site also praises people whose work he finds exemplary. So we were thrilled to see him praising our PriceCheck project on his Health News Review.. CLICK HERE FOR PRICES    

ClearHealthCosts press coverage: Health News Review and The Observer

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ClearHealthCosts press coverage: Health News Review and The Observer

We were flattered to be featured on Health News Review not long ago. The review featured our blog post on health-care pricing, specifically MRI’s. The two posts they focused on, on “How much does an MRI Cost?” related what we had found  about pricing — in Part 1 and Part 2. “This is helpful, albeit […]