Healthcare Price Transparency

Independent Women’s Law Center Joins Patient Advocacy Groups on Appellate Brief Supporting Price Transparency in Health Care | 8/26/2020

… Advocate, Texas Public Policy Foundation, and Association of Mature American Citizens on August 21 in filing an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in support of healthcare price transparency . Three hospitals and four healthcare industry groups are seeking to block federal price transparency rules, which require hospitals and health insurers to disclose prices to patients in a clear, easy-to-access format …

Patient Protection Pledge: Lawmakers, Candidates, Constituents Join Together to Show Their Support For Healthcare Price Transparency | PR Newswire | 8/25/2020

… know the price of healthcare services before receiving care. The pledge was designed to let constituents know which lawmakers and candidates are committed in their support for any bill that would require upfront genuine healthcare price transparency and cash prices for all medical products, procedures, providers, and services. There is no issue that more dramatically pits the business-as-usual DC swamp against the interests of ordinary Americans. President Donald …

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How Covid-19 has enhanced the need for price transparency - MedCity News | 8/25/2020

… have, it’s a must-have as consumers’ wallets increasingly run dry. Coupled with offering price transparency is the growing need to communicate to consumers where to go to find healthcare pricing information. What Is HealthCare Price Transparency? According to the HFMA Price Transparency Task Force, healthcare price transparency is defined as “readily available information on the price of healthcare services that, together with other information, helps define the value of …

Guest Column: Health care price transparency can break stimulus stalemate | 8/24/2020

… trillion proposal. By including health care price transparency, a reform that’s gaining ground in Georgia, legislators can break the stalemate. Georgia Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler recently co-sponsored a bill called the Healthcare Price Transparency Act, which requires providers and insurers to publish their discounted cash prices and secret reimbursement rates for care and coverage. In other words, it provides consumers with real, not wildly inflated, health care …

HCCI: Physician Prices 122% of Medicare Rates on Average | RevCycle Intelligence | 8/18/2020

… rates for state employee health plans to lower Medicate rates. Other states have placed caps on what physicians can charge commercial plans for services based on Medicare rates. READ MORE: Few States Have Robust Healthcare Price Transparency Laws On a national level, proposals such as a public insurance option or Medicare For All have also wanted to link commercial physician reimbursement to Medicare rates. However, implementation could result in massive …

Rewards, Cash-Back Programs Incentivize Lower Healthcare Spending | HealthPayer Intelligence | 8/13/2020

… open to cash rewards programs, the study stated, including receiving notifications from payers about how to save money. In the state of Massachusetts, surveys have revealed that consumers trust payers when it comes to healthcare price transparency . “It is unwise, however, to shift all responsibility onto the consumer. Our healthcare system is so complicated that we are not at the point where a patient can necessarily navigate everything on her …

Study: Shift from Highest-Priced Healthcare Providers Would Generate Tremendous Savings | PRWeb | 8/10/2020

… Health; her areas of specialization include Health Policy & law and Epidemiology and Biostatistics. She has been a Pioneer Research Assistant in Healthcare Policy since June 2019. She has worked extensively in the area of healthcare price transparency along with Pioneer’s Senior Fellows. She participated extensively in Pioneer’s first state poll and analysis of consumers’ attitudes toward healthcare price transparency . Outside of price transparency, her areas of interest include Medicaid reform …

Google Alert - finance | 8/4/2020

finance As-it-happens update ⋅ August 4, 2020 NEWS The Financial Impact of Healthcare Price Transparency Yahoo Finance Economist Brian Blasé teamed with YourUpdateTV to discuss the financial impact of healthcare price transparency . A video accompanying this … Flag as irrelevant PPP money flowed to Chinese-owned companies Finance and Commerce HNA Group specializes in real estate, aviation and financial services transactions and is part of the Fortune Global 500. And …

The Financial Impact of Healthcare Price Transparency | 8/3/2020

… potential savings of $11,000 per year for each family. That’s real income that Americans can spend on food, housing and savings. Recently. Economist Brian Blasé teamed with YourUpdateTV to discuss the financial impact of healthcare price transparency. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/JDD1v1xvl_U The economic windfall would mean employers could create more jobs and increase salaries, as our health care system would stop demanding …

The push for healthcare price transparency | 7/29/2020

The push for healthcare price transparency By 4 (KUTV) — Economists and business leaders recently penned a letter to Congress, pushing them to include healthcare price-transparency in the next COVID-19 stimulus package. Joining us today to discuss this issue and what it means for Americans is Leading Economist, Former White House Advisor, Brian Blase. About Brian Blase Brian Blase, PhD, is an economist and a key architect of President …

Health care price transparency bill can reduce costs and boost national economic recovery | 7/29/2020

… awaiting them. And employers face new, COVID-induced health care costs at the same time their revenues have come under pressure. To bring long-overdue financial certainty to health care consumers, we introduced the Healthcare PRICE Transparency Act in the Senate. This bill will finally bring real prices to health care by requiring hospitals and health insurers to publish their discounted cash prices and secret negotiated rates. No American should …

Grassley, Braun op-ed: Health care price transparency bill can reduce costs and boost national economic recovery | US Seante | 7/29/2020

… awaiting them. And employers face new, COVID-induced health care costs at the same time their revenues have come under pressure. To bring long-overdue financial certainty to health care consumers, we introduced the Healthcare PRICE Transparency Act in the Senate. This bill will finally bring real prices to health care by requiring hospitals and health insurers to publish their discounted cash prices and secret negotiated rates. No American should …

Business Leaders Urge Inclusion of Healthcare Price Transparency in the Next COVID-19 Stimulus | 7/21/2020

Business Leaders Urge Inclusion of Healthcare Price Transparency in the Next COVID-19 Stimulus By National Review Jul 20, 2020, 5:27 pm 10 pts A letter sent to President Trump and other GOP leadership says the bill “would force hospitals and insurers to disclose real prices …

Memo to Congress: Everyone Benefits From Health Care Price Transparency | 7/21/2020

… want. Health care price opacity and the resulting surprise bills are why 64% of Americans surveyed said they avoid or delay needed medical care. And why medical bills play a role in most bankruptcies. ” Healthcare PRICE Transparency Act As Congress begins negotiating the next round of COVID-19 relief legislation, it must pass the Healthcare PRICE Transparency Act , introduced by Sens. Mike Braun and Chuck Grassley. This legislation requires hospitals …

Grassley, Colleagues introduce The Healthcare PRICE Transparency Act | US Seante | 6/30/2020

Grassley, Colleagues introduce The Healthcare PRICE Transparency Act Jun 30, 2020 WASHINGTON – In a move to empower patients and lower health care costs, today Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) joined his colleagues Sens. Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), John Kennedy (R-La.) and Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) in introducing the PRICE Transparency Act. This legislation would codify the two health care price transparency …

MDSAVE LAUNCHES HOSPITAL TRANSPARENCY PRODUCT AS COURT UPHOLDS PRICE TRANSPARENCY RULE | Globe Newswire | 6/29/2020

… leader MDsave is launching Private Label Hospital Sites that can bring hospitals into compliance before the deadline. June 29, 2020 10:00 ET Source: MDsave BRENTWOOD, Tenn., June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Federal momentum towards healthcare price transparency surged forward with the June 23 summary judgment of U.S. District Court Judge Carl Nichols, upholding the power of the Department of Health and Human Services to require hospitals to publicly post their …

Healthcare Price Transparency Wins in Court | 6/24/2020

The Trump Administration and American patients won a victory today in federal court when Judge Nichols ruled against the American Hospital Association’s lawsuit , which sought to block orders for price transparency. In June of last year, President Trump issued an executive order directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services to require “hospitals to publicly post standard charge information, including charges and information based on negotiated rates and for common …

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Healthcare Transparency in the Age of COVID-19 | 6/5/2020

… and has placed an enormous burden on a US healthcare system for which rising costs were already a major concern. Well before the current crisis, there was wide recognition of the need for greater healthcare price transparency in the United States as a way to promote competition, reduced spending, and a more efficient allocation of resources. The additional demands of the COVID-19 pandemic have accentuated the need for policymakers …

American patients vastly prefer healthcare price transparency, according to new survey | Medical Economics | 4/2/2020

News A new survey , published by LUGPA, a representative group for independent urologists, reports that 91 percent of the 1,342 Americans surveyed want price transparency in healthcare. The published results come after the Trump Administration’s order that hospitals must publish the costs of their services. In addition, 62 percent of respondents say this transparency is most meaningful when it comes to personally relevant charges such as co-pays, deductibles, and …

MyMedicalShopper to Guarantee Minimum Return on Investment to Clients | MyMedicalShopper | 3/17/2020

Industry-Leading Healthcare Price Transparency Company Offers Full Refund if Benchmark ROI Not Met Portsmouth, NH – March 17, 2020 – MMS Analytics, Inc. dba MyMedicalShopper, a leading provider of healthcare price transparency solutions, introduced a program that guarantees a minimum ROI for its clients, and as much as a full refund of total fees paid if those minimum thresholds are not met. “We’ve always believed in the power of our service …

Hospitals’ challenge to publicly posting prices hinges on First Amendment defense | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/13/2020

A legal challenge to the Trump administration’s rule requiring hospitals to post prices online is testing the bounds of U.S. constitutional free speech, according to Bloomberg Law. Last November, CMS issued its final healthcare price transparency rule, which requires hospitals to disclose the rates they negotiate with insurers beginning in 2021. Hospitals are required to publicize the payer-specific negotiated rates of 300 “shoppable services,” defined as those that can …

Healthcare Reform Effort is Just Another Reason to Be Thankful This Thanksgiving | 11/27/2019

… media coverage around Medicare for All, Americans can be forgiven for thinking that it’s the only alternative to the status quo. It’s not. The Trump administration issued a new final rule this month demanding healthcare price transparency from hospitals. This seemingly simple reform is a vital first step in bringing more information to patients to finally create a patient-driven healthcare market where patients can shop for healthcare procedures. This …

Medicare’s Price Transparency Rules Alone Don’t Deliver What Patients Need - a Patient-First Approach Does - Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 11/20/2019

… for consumers, while doing nothing to relieve the untenable financial burden afflicting smaller, regional and critical access hospitals. The Case for a More Consumer-Friendly Patient Experience Loyale Healthcare is a vocal proponent for healthcare price transparency . We firmly believe that patients should know beforehand what their care is likely to cost and what their out-of-pocket expenses will be. For patients who are burdened by large and growing …

New HHS Healthcare Price Transparency Rules Revealed | 11/19/2019

New HHS Healthcare Price Transparency Rules Revealed 11.20.2019 2020 OPPS & Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Price Transparency Requirements for Hospitals to Make Standard Charges Public Final Rule (CMS-1717-F2) On Friday, November 15, President Trump’s administration issued the final rule on healthcare price transparency. The rule will face industry challenge, but if it survives legal challenge the rule will have broad ramifications for hospital systems. Beginning January 1, 2021, all …

Medicare

HCCI: Physician Prices 122% of Medicare Rates on Average | RevCycle Intelligence | 8/18/2020

Reimbursement News HCCI: Physician Prices 122% of Medicare Rates on Average A new HCCI analysis found that physician prices are higher than Medicare rates in most areas, but there is significant variation based on the … based on Medicare rates. READ MORE: Few States Have Robust Healthcare Price Transparency Laws On a national level, proposals such as a public insurance option or Medicare For All have also wanted to link commercial …

Department of Health and Human Services

MDSAVE LAUNCHES HOSPITAL TRANSPARENCY PRODUCT AS COURT UPHOLDS PRICE TRANSPARENCY RULE | Globe Newswire | 6/29/2020

healthcare price transparency surged forward with the June 23 summary judgment of U.S. District Court Judge Carl Nichols, upholding the power of the Department of Health and Human Services to require hospitals to publicly post their prices—even those negotiated with insurers. The price transparency rule is set to go into effect on January 1, 2021, and requires hospitals to display online two sets of transparent price information: 300 consumer …

Kaiser Family Foundation

Healthcare Reform Effort is Just Another Reason to Be Thankful This Thanksgiving | 11/27/2019

… have a legitimate grievance, though, it’s our healthcare system. It’s the pimple on the princess. A recent study by the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that the cost for employer-provided health insurance has increased by … Trump administration issued a new final rule this month demanding healthcare price transparency from hospitals. This seemingly simple reform is a vital first step in bringing more information to patients to finally create a patient …

Medicaid

Medicare’s Price Transparency Rules Alone Don’t Deliver What Patients Need - a Patient-First Approach Does - Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 11/20/2019

… What Patients Need - a Patient-First Approach Does - Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare Share Article The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has proposed far-reaching new rules requiring hospitals and health plans across the … Friendly Patient Experience Loyale Healthcare is a vocal proponent for healthcare price transparency. We firmly believe that patients should know beforehand what their care is likely to cost and what their out-of-pocket expenses …

Medical Billing

Medicare’s Price Transparency Rules Alone Don’t Deliver What Patients Need - a Patient-First Approach Does - Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 11/20/2019

… consumers, while doing nothing to relieve the untenable financial burden afflicting smaller, regional and critical access hospitals. The Case for a More Consumer-Friendly Patient Experience Loyale Healthcare is a vocal proponent for healthcare price transparency. We firmly believe that patients should know beforehand what their care is likely to cost and what their out-of-pocket expenses will be. For patients who are burdened by large and growing personal …

Patient Financial Engagement

Medicare’s Price Transparency Rules Alone Don’t Deliver What Patients Need - a Patient-First Approach Does - Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 11/20/2019

… rules threaten to distract providers and payers from the larger, more important issue facing healthcare and patients. That issue is patient financial engagement - Kevin Fleming, CEO, Loyale Healthcare LAFAYETTE, Calif. On November 15, 2019 the … Friendly Patient Experience Loyale Healthcare is a vocal proponent for healthcare price transparency. We firmly believe that patients should know beforehand what their care is likely to cost and what their out-of-pocket expenses …

American Hospital Association

Trump Administration Rule Would Make Hospitals Reveal Secretly Negotiated Prices With Insurers | Kaiser Health News | 11/18/2019

Healthcare Price Transparency Rules Unveiled By Trump Administration Hospitals are already gearing up for a legal fight in hopes of striking down the rule. The American Hospital Association, Association of American Medical Colleges, Children’s Hospital Association and Federation of American Hospitals said in a joint statement Friday that they will sue the federal government alleging the rule exceeds the CMS’ authority. Hospitals have argued that making them disclose negotiated prices …

Federation of American Hospitals

Trump Administration Rule Would Make Hospitals Reveal Secretly Negotiated Prices With Insurers | Kaiser Health News | 11/18/2019

Healthcare Price Transparency Rules Unveiled By Trump Administration Hospitals are already gearing up for a legal fight in hopes of striking down the rule. The American Hospital Association, Association of American Medical Colleges, Children’s Hospital Association and Federation of American Hospitals said in a joint statement Friday that they will sue the federal government alleging the rule exceeds the CMS’ authority. Hospitals have argued that making them disclose negotiated prices …

American Medical Association

Tackling Rampant Waste in Healthcare - A Guide for Healthcare Providers in the New Consumer-Driven Marketplace: Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 10/10/2019

In startling new research published just this week by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), researchers from Humana, Inc. and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine estimated that the cost of waste … a revenue source to the healthcare industry. Pricing Failure and Healthcare Price Transparency - The Big Picture Many of healthcare’s inefficiencies stem from the industry’s freedom from market pressures faced by the rest of the American …

Patient Financial Experience

75% of Patients Look at Price Transparency Ahead of Care Access | Patient Engagement HIT | 9/17/2019

… pocket healthcare costs and seek out price transparency information to combat high bills. Source: Thinkstock By September 17, 2019 - Offering healthcare price transparency has become more important than ever, as more and more patients research … they need to offer both quality care and a positive patient financial experience.” The survey, which included responses from 2,500 patients that had visited a hospital, clinic, or doctor’s office within the past six months …

Employee Benefits Administration

NueSynergy Partners with MyMedicalShopper to Bring Innovative Cost-Saving Tools to its Clients | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 7/9/2019

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. and LEAWOOD, Kan. , July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ – MMS Analytics, Inc. dba MyMedicalShopper, a leading provider of healthcare price transparency solutions, and NueSynergy, an industry leader in consumer-directed healthcare solutions and employee benefits administration based in Kansas , are partnering to give consumers more choice and control with respect to their healthcare spending. Today the companies announced the partnership, making MyMedicalShopper’s advanced healthcare price transparency software and cost …

AHIP

What the Healthcare Price Transparency Order Means for Payers | HealthPayer Intelligence | 6/26/2019

Policy and Regulation News What the Healthcare Price Transparency Order Means for Payers Payers will have to inform patients about out-of-pocket costs and private negotiations with providers to enforce healthcare price transparency. Source … solutions in advance of the deductible. American Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) and the American Hospital Association (AHA) replied to the order with support for the underlying healthcare price transparency mission but both groups expressed reservations …

Healthcare Financial Management

Patient Financial Responsibility Increased 12% from 2017 to 2018 | RevCycle Intelligence | 6/25/2019

… consumers transitioning to lower cost settings, revealed a new TransUnion Healthcare analysis . Specifically, the analysis released today at the 2019 Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Annual Conference found that from 2017 to 2018: Inpatient care … services.” The findings also indicate a more pressing need for healthcare price transparency, especially in light of recent evidence that shows patients are finding it more difficult to pay their financial responsibility for care, Wojczynski …

Donald Trump

Grassley, Colleagues introduce The Healthcare PRICE Transparency Act | US Seante | 6/30/2020

Grassley, Colleagues introduce The Healthcare PRICE Transparency Act Jun 30, 2020 WASHINGTON – In a move to empower patients and lower health care costs, today Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) joined his colleagues Sens. Mike Braun … health care price transparency rules that came out of President Donald Trump’s Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare Executive Order – which requires hospitals and insurers to reveal their low, discounted cash prices and …

New federal rules will help patients shop for healthcare services like buying a car or airplane ticket | 11/18/2019

For the first time, patients will know how much a procedure costs and have the option to shop around for services instead of being shocked by a bill after the fact, once two new rules are implemented requiring medical cost transparency. Both rules require that medical pricing information be made publicly available and were devised in response to an executive order issued by President Donald Trump requiring healthcare price transparency

Scott Serota

“Monday, November 18, 2019 - Kaiser Health News” plus 1 more | 11/24/2019

… from insurers would then demand higher rates once they find out what their competitors are making. (Owens, 11/15) Modern Healthcare: Healthcare Price Transparency Rules Unveiled By Trump Administration Hospitals are already gearing up for a … costs and “may have negative, unintended consequences – including price increases,” Scott Serota, CEO of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, said in a news release. “Transparency should be achieved in a way that encourages – not …

Trump Administration Rule Would Make Hospitals Reveal Secretly Negotiated Prices With Insurers | Kaiser Health News | 11/18/2019

… from insurers would then demand higher rates once they find out what their competitors are making. (Owens, 11/15) Modern Healthcare: Healthcare Price Transparency Rules Unveiled By Trump Administration Hospitals are already gearing up for a … costs and “may have negative, unintended consequences – including price increases,” Scott Serota, CEO of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, said in a news release. “Transparency should be achieved in a way that encourages – not …

Kevin Fleming

Medicare’s Price Transparency Rules Alone Don’t Deliver What Patients Need - a Patient-First Approach Does - Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 11/20/2019

… distract providers and payers from the larger, more important issue facing healthcare and patients. That issue is patient financial engagement - Kevin Fleming, CEO, Loyale Healthcare LAFAYETTE, Calif. On November 15, 2019 the Centers for Medicare … Friendly Patient Experience Loyale Healthcare is a vocal proponent for healthcare price transparency. We firmly believe that patients should know beforehand what their care is likely to cost and what their out-of-pocket expenses …

Tackling Rampant Waste in Healthcare - A Guide for Healthcare Providers in the New Consumer-Driven Marketplace: Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 10/10/2019

… as a whole and the patients’ increasingly prominent role as a revenue source to the healthcare industry. Pricing Failure and Healthcare Price Transparency - The Big Picture Many of healthcare’s inefficiencies stem from the industry’s freedom … work with healthcare’s game changers to help accelerate the transition. Kevin Fleming is the CEO of Loyale Healthcare Loyale Patient Financial Manager™ is a comprehensive patient financial engagement technology platform leveraging a suite of configurable …

Alex Azar

White House Unveils Finalized Healthcare Price Transparency Rule | MedCity News | 11/18/2019

… administration ordered drugmakers to include their prices in advertisements, but the industry sued and won a court ruling blocking the measure. The administration has appealed that ruling. Nonetheless, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said the administration is confident. “We may face litigation, but we feel we are on sound legal footing for what we are asking,” Azar said. “We hope hospitals respect patients’ right to know the prices …

AHA, Others to Sue HHS Over New Hospital Price Transparency Rule | RevCycle Intelligence | 11/18/2019

Healthcare Price Transparency Rule to Unveil Negotiated Rates “President Trump has promised Americas patients ‘A+’ healthcare transparency, but right now our system probably deserves an F on transparency. President Trump is going to change that with what will be revolutionary changes for our healthcare system,” HHS Secretary Alex Azar said in a press release. Hospital groups disagreed with the HHS Secretary. AHA, for example, contended that the rule will lead …

Joe Grogan

White House Unveils Finalized Healthcare Price Transparency Rule | MedCity News | 11/18/2019

… of-pocket costs. That measure is now open for public comment. “What is more clear and sensible than Americans knowing what their care is going to cost before going to the doctor?” said Joe Grogan, director of the White House Domestic Policy Council. The hospital rule is slated to go into effect in January 2021. It is part of an effort by the Trump administration to increase price transparency in …

White House moving closer to forcing greater healthcare price transparency | Washington Examiner | 11/15/2019

… quality. “Real price transparency and open competition will allow patient choice creating a functional healthcare marketplace — just like we see in other economic sectors like retail and travel.” White House domestic policy director Joe Grogan recently said patients were losing out in an opaque system that allowed profiteers to thrive. “There’s a lot of money flowing through the healthcare system, and unless we get at confronting some of the vested …

Steve Mnuchin

VIDEO President Trump Delivers Remarks on Healthcare Price Transparency Initiative | 11/17/2019

… care because you’re picking people that you’d want to be with. This afternoon, we’re grateful to be joined by Secretary Steve Mnuchin — wherever you may be, Steve. Where is Steve? SECRETARY MNUCHIN: Right here. THE … Applause.) END 2:47 P.M. EST President Trump Delivers Remarks on Healthcare Price Transparency Initiative – Video and Transcript …

Comment on President Trump Delivers Remarks on Healthcare Price Transparency Initiative – Video and Transcript by covfefe999 | 11/16/2019

… costs coming down and, I think, in terms of the quality of the care because you’re picking people that you’d want to be with. This afternoon, we’re grateful to be joined by Secretary Steve Mnuchin — wherever you may be, Steve. Where is Steve? SECRETARY MNUCHIN: Right here. Secretary Gene Scalia. And I hear you’re really doing a job over there. Huh? SECRETARY SCALIA: We’re doing our best. THE PRESIDENT: Labor …

Kelly Gooch

Health systems pioneering price transparency | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/4/2019

Health systems pioneering price transparency Kelly Gooch - Print Email Four hospitals were cited in a recent Health Affairs blog post for pushing the healthcare price transparency envelope beyond publishing chargemaster price lists on the internet. In their post, David Sandman, PhD, president and CEO of the New York State Health Foundation, and Mark A. Zezza, PhD, director for policy and research at the foundation, applauded the efforts of Aurora, Colo …

States make headway on legislation to address healthcare costs: 3 takeaways | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/22/2019

States make headway on legislation to address healthcare costs: 3 takeaways Kelly Gooch - In a Health Affairs blog post Aug. 22, representatives from the University of California and nonprofit Catalyst for Payment Reform outline the various legislative efforts states have make to address rising healthcare costs. Three takeaways from the authors: 1. Sixteen states have worked to improve healthcare price transparency by implementing mandatory all-payer claims databases that contain …

Mark Galvin

NueSynergy Partners with MyMedicalShopper to Bring Innovative Cost-Saving Tools to its Clients | PRWeb | 7/9/2019

MMS Analytics, Inc. dba MyMedicalShopper, a leading provider of healthcare price transparency solutions, and NueSynergy, an industry leader in consumer-directed healthcare solutions and employee benefits administration based in Kansas, are partnering to give consumers … control their healthcare costs,” says MyMedicalShopper co-founder and CEO, Mark Galvin. “We look for partners who work hard to find innovative solutions for their customers’ biggest issues. By collaborating with creative third-party administrators …

David K. Young Consulting, LLC Partners with MyMedicalShopper to Empower its Clients to Reduce their Healthcare Spending | PRWeb | 6/18/2019

… consulting partners and our clients. PORTSMOUTH, N.H. and SAN ANTONIO, Texas MMS Analytics, Inc. dba MyMedicalShopper, a leading provider of healthcare price transparency solutions, and David K. Young Consulting, LLC. (DKYC), an industry leader in … control their healthcare costs,” says MyMedicalShopper co-founder and CEO, Mark Galvin. “By partnering with creative third-party administrators (TPAs) like David K. Young, we can empower consumers to collectively reverse the trend of rising …