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Demands for Price Transparency Pressure Providers
HealthLeaders Media

For healthcare providers, price is just the tip of the transparency iceberg, according to an Ohio hospital association’s recent report.

Providers are wary of price transparency and a consumer-driven healthcare market, and the Cleveland-based Center for Health Affairs report highlights several sources of that anxiety. The challenge is not simply shining light on pricing data that was previously hidden from view, according to the CHA report, because transactions for medical goods and services are extraordinarily complex.