North Carolina moves on health care price transparency

Bailey McCann | CivSource | August 21, 2013

Health care price transparency is a hot topic in state legislatures and in the health care industry itself. New measures are cropping up all over the U.S. to force more pricing transparency among health care providers, although their passage has only seen mixed success.

...Now, North Carolina is stepping up to the plate, and has passed a bill that aims to insert more transparency into health care prices in that state.

Other states may soon follow suit. There is support for a similar measure in Oklahoma after a local health care provider sparked a price war in Oklahoma City by posting its prices online...


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