Tag: transparency in healthcare

Hospitals Beware: Your Chargemaster May Be Killing Your Brand

After a recent blood test, I received a bill that indicated the cost would be $527.00. Yikes! Fortunately, the invoice also showed an adjustment of $494.49 for which my insurance company seemed to be given the credit. Good news for me. Not so good for the hospital.

Data collection from large health plans to advance healthcare price transparency

Data from Large Plans to Enhance Healthcare Price Transparency

Consumers need data to help them make important decisions related not only to the cost of their healthcare, but also to the quality of providers, facilities and services. While it’s difficult to amass the data – and determine consistent measures – it’s quickly becoming a requirement.