August 5, 2019
For generations, the prices hospitals charge patients with private insurance have been shrouded in secrecy.
July 26, 2019
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.
June 4, 2019
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.
July 27, 2017
Price transparency tools abound but are not widely used.
June 1, 2017
Published by the American Journal of Managed Care
September 12, 2016
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.
September 28, 2016
A report card published by organizations favoring state-mandated all-payer claims databases gives most states an "F" for price transparency in health care.
May 18, 2017
Free-market experts debate whether the bill would be a win for patients.
November 14, 2016
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines drug price controls and price transparency.
July 1, 2016
The report card ranks 43 states as failing to produce adequate price information for health care.