com)-- PMMC, a leading provider of revenue cycle management solutions, awarded Maury Regional Medical Center with the 2015 Revenue Cycle Leadership Award for "Bridging the Pricing Transparency Gap," a recognition that reflects Maury Regional Medical Center's leadership and proactive approach toward price transparency
These are among the findings of the third annual Report Card on State Price Transparency
Laws developed by Catalyst for Payment Reform(CPR) and Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute(HCI[sup.
This price transparency
problem has resulted in the emergence of a new service in the health care space--innovative shopping tools and engagement strategies for employers, doctors, and health plans looking to reduce benefits costs by finding the highest value options.
Then, in March of 2013, the TIME Magazine article, "Bitter Pill," came out, quickly followed by a report card of state price transparency
laws by the advocacy group Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR), the CMS charge data release and a Senate Finance Committee hearing on price transparency
To help people shop for lower cost providers, several states have created their own price transparency
Web sites or passed legislation mandating health plans provide such information.
com to fill the need in the industry for increased price transparency
The AA said it believed the Transport Secretary Justine Greening's calls for fuel price transparency
, after an intensive AA campaign, may have helped contribute to a more rapid price fall.
GAO examined (1) how various factors affect the availability of health care price information for consumers and (2) the information selected public and private health care price transparency
initiatives make available to consumers.
A recent study by the Center for Responsible Lending found that not only have the new credit card rules mandated by the CARD Act of 2009 resulted in significantly greater price transparency
for consumers, but, despite grim predictions, actual prices have remained stable and available credit has not tightened beyond what would be expected from the economic downturn.
The coalition plans to work with stakeholders across the travel industry to advocate on behalf of price transparency
and full access to airline pricing and fee information.
A Texas company has come out with a full price transparency
service that will search the price (any insurance company any PPO) for medical services and Rx and will contact the MD's office to switch to the lower priced service/ Rx (prices vary by as much as 500%, that's right 500%
Recently, the House of Representatives held a hearing on three bills to provide price transparency
in the health care marketplace.