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Despite Transparency Law, California Hospitals Still Muddle Prices for Consumers
Becker's Hospital Review

A 2006 California law requires hospitals to publish the average prices of their most common procedures on a state website, but healthcare experts say few list prices on their respective hospital websites — a loophole that is making price transparency difficult— according to a Los Angeles Times report.

The report details one consumer’s experience when he tried to get prices of blood tests from three different hospitals and lab companies.