price transparency

Business Group Makes Price Recommendations for Specialty Drugs
Business Group Makes Price Recommendations for Specialty DrugsThe high cost of specialty drugs demands a change in Washington, according to a report.
The perils of price lists for private practicesThe details of what will come when the Affordable Care Act is repealed are not yet finalized, however high on President Donald Trump's list on healthcare reform is the idea that patients should have the ability to compare prices before they decide on a doctor or facility for their healthcare.
Four member experience technologies your health plan should be usingTechnology experts predict that more health plans will take advantage of consumer engagement technologies in 2017.
Four tech trends in healthcare in 2017
Four tech trends in healthcare in 2017Several changes and transitions will have a huge impact on health IT in 2017 and in future years.
Survey: Healthcare price transparency tools underutilizedManaged Healthcare Executive’s 2017 Technology Survey findings reveal that tools to help consumers estimate the cost of healthcare may be underutilized. Here’s what UnitedHealthcare is doing about that.
Do physicians dismiss patients’ financial concerns?
Do physicians dismiss patients’ financial concerns?Patients need cost information to make the best treatment decisions. But physicians are coming up short.
Get your plan members to shop around for less-expensive careSome health plans are finding success with a new program that rewards patients for seeking out cheaper care.
Republicans face difficult post-election healthcare decisionsACA repeal/replace was a Congressional Republican cornerstone, so there will be lots of pressure to move quickly. But that may be easier said than done.
Online drug pricing tools that influence consumers
Online drug pricing tools that influence consumersConsumers are demanding transparency in the prices of drugs. Here’s how they are getting it.
What’s behind wide-scale hospital price variations?
What’s behind wide-scale hospital price variations?Report offers some clues regarding healthcare spending disparities