Interesting viewpoint from the Miami Herald published in Kaiser Health News Morning Briefing relating to new healthcare price transparency legislation that went into effect in Florida. The new law requires hospitals to publish “average charges” but the author writes that the new law does nothing to ease the burden of consumers when trying to determine costs and shopping for good value.
Florida's New Healthcare Price Transparency Fails to Ease Consumers Burden
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