Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the vaccine: Mount Sinai calls a halt to non-staff vaccinations

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the vaccine: Mount Sinai calls a halt to non-staff vaccinations

It’s been complicated trying to find anybody who’s giving the Covid-19 vaccine here in the New York area. Mount Sinai Health Systems was offering vaccine to all comers — but they shut down their effort last week. I had scheduled an appointment for March 4 on their website, and although I have a confirmation from […]

Hospital price lists: Arizona system publicizes cash rates

Hospital price lists: Arizona system publicizes cash rates

SUMMARY: New transparency tools land in our laps every day. Today’s discovery: the Arizona hospital system that’s publishing cash or self-pay prices.     Jeanne PinderJeanne Pinder  is the founder and CEO of ClearHealthCosts. She worked at The New York Times for almost 25 years as a reporter, editor and human resources executive, then volunteered […]

Remember that Florida hospital that planned to post prices? Never mind.

Filed Under: Costs, Providers

SUMMARY: Remember that Florida hospital chief who promised to post all his hospital’s contracted rates with all its insurance companies? Well, not so fast. It hasn’t happened, and it’s not likely to.     Jeanne PinderJeanne Pinder  is the founder and CEO of ClearHealthCosts. She worked at The New York Times for almost 25 years […]