iHealthbeat writes of an interesting article in The Los Angeles Times on healthcare price transparency tools. While new pricing tools are consistently being developed as patient demand for such information increases, finding accurate information is difficult, and the industry still lacks a comprehensive price database, according to the Times. The reason cited is because competition among providers and insurers discourages them from sharing their cost information.
- ihealthbeat article: Price Transparency Tools on the Rise in the Healthcare Industry
- The Los Angeles Times: Shopping Tools help patients find cash prices for medical procedures