The Emerging Market for Price Transparency in Medical Services: Can Price Transparency be the New Core of Consumer Health Engagement

The Emerging Market for Price Transparency in Medical Services: Can Price Transparency be the New Core of Consumer Health Engagement

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08-Aug-2014
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Research Code: 9A35-00-1F-00-00
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Market development around transparency in the cost of billable outpatient medical services is heating up in 2014, with the Health Care Cost Institute recently announcing a voluntary agreement with the three largest insurers in the US to publish standard charge rates across most CPT assigned services. Price transparency provides the benchmark by which healthcare service enters the retail price-competitive world and continues to evolve into a robust platform with improved quality and analytics measures. However, it has been dogged in recent years by a few factors that limit availability and relevance of published information. The following article discusses major issues in this area, as well as a market analysis.

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Price Transparency in Medical Services

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Market development around transparency in the cost of billable outpatient medical services is heating up in 2014, with the Health Care Cost Institute recently announcing a voluntary agreement with the three largest insurers in the US to publish standard charge rates across most CPT assigned services. Price transparency provides the benchmark by which healthcare service enters the retail price-competitive world and continues to evolve into a robust platform with improved quality and analytics measures. However, it has been dogged in recent years by a few factors that limit availability and relevance of published information. The following article discusses major issues in this area, as well as a market analysis.
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No Index Yes
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Author Daniel Ruppar
Industries Healthcare
WIP Number 9A35-00-1F-00-00
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