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Study says better online transparency tools, apps could ease fear of lower-cost healthcare
Modern Healthcare

You get what you pay for: That old saw applies to most corners of American consumerism, but not to healthcare. Convincing people of that is tough. The research shows that most Americans believe more-expensive healthcare is usually better—an assumption that has become one major driver of unnecessary costs plaguing the U.S. healthcare system. And researchers say it will take more than just high out-of-pocket costs borne by consumers to change their views.