Articles for March 2021

Finding a Needle in a Haystack may be Easier than Shopping for Hospital Pricing

March 8th, 2021

2020 will surely go down as a difficult year, but there are a few things we can celebrate. Efforts to create transparency between hospitals and insurance companies emerged, even as the American Hospital Association fought to keep people in the dark about pricing.

As of January 1, hospitals must publicly disclose pricing in a comprehensive machine-readable file or via a consumer-friendly cost estimator tool for at least 300 shoppable services.

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