We Need to Recalibrate Our Transparency Efforts for Healthcare Pricing

For American consumers, healthcare prices are rarely clear or consistent. According to a 2016 report published in Health Affairs, the ratios of average state prices to national costs can vary significantly across regions. Florida, the study notes, has a ratio of 0.79, while Alaska tops the high-price list with prices over double that of the [...]

By |2020-09-18T17:48:46+00:00January 30th, 2020|Blog|

Giving Price Transparency to Physicians, Not Patients, Is the Answer to Our Rising Healthcare Costs

A sense of resignation pervades the conversations about cost in the American healthcare sector. Cursory visits to a specialist's practice or a quick check-in at a local urgent care center can leave patients with a bill that counts into the hundreds or thousands — and yet, the vast majority of patients and providers grimly accept [...]

By |2020-06-16T15:44:18+00:00August 28th, 2018|Blog|