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Employers pressing providers for price transparency
Modern Healthcare

Large companies are ratcheting up efforts to make providers more accountable and transparent on quality and price as businesses struggle to control healthcare costs, according to an employer survey.

A quarter of large employers now use financial incentives to obtain provider accountability for their care, according to a Towers Watson and National Business Group on Health survey of 583 companies with at least 1,000 employees. By next year, 33% expect to use such incentives.