Does Price Transparency Make a Difference? What's In the Way of Transparency? (3 articles)

Practical guidance on how to price-shop for healthcare. How to Save Money By Price Shopping Healthcare

Former Senator calls for "price transparency" as a way to save hundreds of billions annually, but doesn't mention that one of the root causes of the lack of transparency is the design of the Medicare fee schedule which Congress controls and has declined to fix. Price Transparency in Healthcare Will Save Trillions

NY Times story depicts the nonsensical ideological blockage some people have about consumerism. Author demonstrates all the reasons why shopping has merit and then concludes "Leaving decisions to patients, and making them spend more of their own money, doesn’t work." What??? Shopping for Health Care Simply Doesn’t Work. So What Might? -

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