PRICE TRANSPARENCY

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‘Tis the Season For A Teachable Moment (on Price Variation)

November 16, 2020

Ryan Olmstead, Director of Member Services, on why flu season is a teachable moment in high-value health care purchasing. It’s…

Database

50 States Enacting Health Care Policy; One Searchable Database

June 22, 2020

Health care is local, and so are laws impacting health care cost and quality. If the health care system weren’t…

Anna Sinaiko

Anna Sinaiko on lessons learned from 40 years of consumerism in health care

June 16, 2020

Listen in as Suzanne Delbanco chats with Anna Sinaiko, PhD, Assistant Professor at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of…

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We graded all 50 states on price transparency. What’s next?

May 19, 2020

Price transparency is one lever to ease the burden of rising costs, especially in today’s context where health care costs…

Zach Brown U Michigan

Zach Brown on the impact of accessible price transparency

May 11, 2020

Suzanne Delbanco chats with Zach Brown, PhD, Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan. Zach Brown used a…

Gloria Sachdev

Gloria Sachdev on hospital-level price transparency

April 30, 2019

Listen in as Suzanne Delbanco chats with Gloria Sachdev, PharmD, President and CEO of the Employers’ Forum of Indiana. They…

Using Policy Levers to Drive Change: A Last Resort?

February 26, 2019

Let’s face it. Something has got to give. While employers and health care purchasers have long tried to implement market-based…

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Maryland and California’s Efforts to Combat Rising Prescription Drug Costs

August 21, 2018

Can states combat rising prescription drug costs? The rising costs of prescription drugs is a high priority for patients, providers,…

Niall Brennan

Niall Brennan on latest trends and analysis from the Health Care Cost Institute

June 25, 2018

Suzanne catches up with Niall Brennan, President and CEO of the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI), to ask the tough…

data tool

Revolutionary: An interactive data tool on health care spending

May 29, 2018

Data is beautiful, even when you’re looking at a monstrous thing like the $2.10 trillion dollars spent in U.S. health…

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