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August 5, 2019
By Avik Roy
For generations, the prices hospitals charge patients with private insurance have been shrouded in secrecy.
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Health Care
Regulation
July 26, 2019
By Ashley Herzog
The Ohio Senate is trying to tackle rising medical costs with provisions in the chamber’s version of the state’s budget that would ban surprise medical bills and require hospitals and health care providers to be more transparent in their pricing.
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Health Care
Regulation
June 4, 2019
By Ashley Herzog
The Tennessee General Assembly passed a Right to Shop bill intended to help consumers find out the true cost of the medical services they receive.
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Health Care
July 27, 2017
By Stephanie Wisner
Price transparency tools abound but are not widely used.
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Health Care
June 1, 2017
By American Journal of Managed Care
Published by the American Journal of Managed Care
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Health Care
May 18, 2017
By Emma Restuccia
Free-market experts debate whether the bill would be a win for patients.
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Health Care
September 28, 2016
By Michael McGrady
A report card published by organizations favoring state-mandated all-payer claims databases gives most states an "F" for price transparency in health care.
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Health Care
September 12, 2016
By David Grandouiller
In January 2017, a law will take effect requiring health care providers to provide patients with written estimates of charges, the portion insurers will pay, and the patient's portion, in most cases.
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Health Care
November 14, 2016
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines drug price controls and price transparency.
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Health Care
July 1, 2016
By François de Brantes, Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, and Suzanne Delbanco, Catalyst for Payment Reform
The report card ranks 43 states as failing to produce adequate price information for health care.
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Health Care
February 22, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines health care price transparency and how it promotes competition and helps ensure product quality.
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Health Care
January 16, 2015
By Kenneth Artz
Recent public and private initiatives have sought to lower health care costs by making health care prices more transparent.
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Health Care
April 1, 2014
By Healthcare Financial Management Association Task Force
As patients face increased exposure to healthcare costs, they have an urgent need for meaningful and transparent price information.
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Health Care
April 5, 2013
By Benjamin Domenech
Here's a story that illustrates how the lack of price transparency can drive health care costs higher for us all.Let me briefly share with you a rather amazing personal experience of overcharging by a Harvard-affiliated hospital here in the Boston area.
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Health Care
March 11, 2016
By Matthew Glans
Access to transparent health care prices remains elusive for most U.S. health care consumers, who are often insulated from price considerations by the standard third-party payment systems commonly used for medical billing.
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Health Care
May 1, 2016
By Jordan Finney
The Missouri Senate has approved a bill that would require the state to publicize health care costs. The state’s House of Representatives is currently considering the legislation. On February 18, Senate Bill 608, sponsored by state Sen.
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Health Care
March 2, 2016
By Dustin Siggins
A price transparency bill being proposed in Florida could shed light on health care costs in the state and better equip consumers to compare prices. Florida state Sen.
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Health Care
July 8, 2015
By Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute and Catalyst for Payment Reform
In this year’s Report Card the researchers reviewed whether states had passed laws or regulations requiring health care price information be made public.
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Health Care
June 30, 2015
By Ohio General Assembly
Section 51620.80 requires medical providers to provide patients written estimates showing insurance discounts.
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Health Care
August 1, 2004
By Greg Scandlen
The Boston Globe published a laudatory write-up on June 8 about a new essay in the June issue of Harvard Business Review, by Michael Porter of the Harvard Business School and Elizabeth Olmsted Teisberg of the University of Virginia.
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Health Care
 

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