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Business Group Pushes for Health Prices
Workforce Management

In the ongoing quest to crack the lock box of health pricing, a nonprofit group hopes to exert some big-business pressure. Late last year, the Catalyst for Payment Reform issued a statement calling on plans and health providers to provide more data to enrollees and do it in a consumer-friendly format that breaks it down by hospital or physician. Self-insured employers also should be allowed to share their claims data with an outside vendor if they prefer to develop their own cost-calculating tools.