We’re featured in a Wall Street Journal piece on paying cash

Summary: People are finding that they can sometimes save money — often a lot! — by paying cash for health care rather than paying the insured rate. Others are noticing too: we were quoted as experts in The Wall Street Journal when Melinda Beck wrote about this recently. Here’s the beginning of her piece: “As […]

The price of a mammogram: When journalism meets health care

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

Summary: When journalism meets health care, the path is not always smooth. Here’s what happened when Melinda Beck, a Wall Street Journal reporter writing an article about health care pricing, got in touch with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center here in New York to check a price on the ClearHealthCosts.com web site.