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Price Transparency Embraced in Massachusetts
HealthLeaders Media

A recently adopted state law has moved Massachusetts to the front of the national class on price transparency.

The price transparency provision of the 2012 law, Chapter 224, went into force last month making Massachusetts one of the first states to require healthcare providers and payers to make medical service prices accessible to the public.

In March, The Bay State and Maine earned the highest national grades for price transparency from Berkeley, CA-based Catalyst for Payment Reform. Forty-five states received failing grades.