Tag Archives: price transparency

Shopping for Insurance? We’ve Got You Covered

Is my prescription covered? What’s my copay? Choosing a health insurance plan that gets you the most bang for your buck is daunting. For many, medication price and coverage is a crucial decision factor. Meanwhile, drug prices vary under different … Continue reading

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At HxRefactored, Wellframe was named the winner of an innovation challenge set by Merck and Heritage Provider Network. It beat out Sense Health, the other finalist, to win $100,000. The University of California at Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine is … Continue reading

Q&A with Castlight: Selling to Corporations, Designing for Consumers

Q. Can you give us an overview of Castlight Health? Ethan Prater, VP of products at Castlight Health: Castlight Health makes tools for self-insured employers and their employees and also the members of health plans to make better decisions about health care primarily … Continue reading

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Manhattan Research found that 70% of physicians surveyed reported at least one patient sharing health measurement data with them. Methods of sharing were low-tech (think handwritten data, printouts), but physician attitudes were positive with about 75% of physicians agreeing that self-tracking … Continue reading

N.C. Introduces a Bill to Use Its HIE to Increase Price Transparency

The North Carolina state senate introduced a bill last week that would require hospitals to publish prices on their web sites for the 50 most common procedures offered. In addition the bill would have every hospital post its charity care … Continue reading