From Kaiser Health News State Highlights, a look at healthcare transparency tools and price transparency: A Google search for the term “medical prices” turns up several tools you can use to look up healthcare costs. If you have insurance, you may have seen a similar tool on your provider’s website. Florida lawmakers even passed a price transparency law this year that will create a database of prices for medical procedures. But how do you know what the price comparison tools are really telling you?…On one side are for-profit sites that contract with health care providers. The sites list cash prices of common procedures that consumers can pay for up-front.