Health prices are more transparent, and how patients use them: Reporting on Health

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

Summary: “Patients and health care journalists have long called for greater transparency in the prices of health care, and several companies now provide that information for free., started by Jeanne Pinder, a former New York Times reporter, has built a searchable database of dozens of tests, procedures, and treatments and the prices charged by […]

People are hungry for health cost information, new study finds

Summary: Americans are hungry for health cost information, according to a new study by Public Agenda, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. While this was not a total surprise to us, we are interested to see scholarly papers addressing the things people quite often tell us: “No one shops for health care” and “Most people […]