Price transparency initiatives getting failing grade
Case Management Insider, August 18, 2015
Efforts to improve healthcare price transparency are falling flat, according to a new analysis.
Almost all of the states that have laws on the books giving consumers more information about what they’re paying for don’t work well, according to the nonprofit organizations Catalyst for Payment Reform and the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute. The organizations gave 45 states failing grades. Among the exceptions were New Hampshire, which got an A for its price transparency program. Colorado, Maine, Vermont, and Virginia got Bs and Cs.
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