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Is COVID-19 another catalyst for price transparency?...

Few of us would buy a new car or TV without checking the price tag first. Why should our healthcare be any different? Yet...

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Three ways hospitals can support price transparency...

The regulatory requirements for price transparency are in full effect. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is moving forward with the OPPS...

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4 ways to make patient collections more compassionate...

Medical expenses are often a source of anxiety for many patients, whether they are unsure about the amount owed or how they’ll ultimately pay...

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How data-driven technology can reduce surprise billing...

For many patients, the unknown cost of unexpected care is a source of anxiety: two-thirds of Americans are “very worried” or “somewhat worried” about...

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Presidential order marks major push for price transpar...

The President, members of Congress and consumer advocates are all demanding price transparency within the healthcare universe.  The major push of late is President...

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How to develop patient-friendly billing practices...

Consumers are bearing a bigger burden of healthcare costs than ever before. As the third largest payer behind Medicare and Medicaid, many patients find...

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How Blessing Health System automated patient estimates...

Whether it’s due to pressure from governing bodies or price-shopping health consumers, many healthcare organizations are being challenged with price transparency efforts. With so...

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How to make price transparency less confusing for pati...

Patients are paying significantly more for healthcare these days. The typical patient spent $10,739 in 2017, compared to just $355 in 1970. And the percentage of...

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Personalized patient estimates create better experienc...

As of January 1, 2019, thousands of hospitals in the U.S. are being required to post an online list of the cost of their...

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