Interesting article on the few healthcare providers who are successfully offering price transparency to patients, and the drastic benefits they see as a result. The article, in Patient Engagement HIT, writes of the benefit of offering cost information as driving patient retention. Policymakers across the country are working to make price transparency a mainstay in all healthcare institutions. Federal and state legislative actions have seen variable success.
Another article, in AZBigMedia.com, writes of new ways to comparison shop for healthcare. The article writes of the many new online and mobile resources that help enable people to access health care quality and cost information, helping them to comparison shop for health care as they would with other consumer products and services.
- How Healthcare Orgs Offer Price Transparency to Patients. Patient Engagement HIT. July 24, 2017.
- Here are new ways to comparison shop for healthcare. AZBigMedia.com. July 25, 2017