MedCity News September 21, 2022
Legislative solutions to expand healthcare pricing transparency have fallen short, but that doesn’t mean we’re out of options. Emphasizing technological fixes and collaborative solutions show promise for a complex problem.
It’s no surprise that Americans continue to press for transparency for their healthcare costs, especially as many struggle to find affordable and accessible treatment options.
And why shouldn’t they? In this country, our biggest systems work best when the default expectation is transparency— from our criminal justice system, to our publicly traded companies and our elections, it is essential in their functionality that the general public is privy to as much information as they can reasonably be entitled to.
There are common-sense restrictions: who you vote for is private, and...