Tag Archives: Price

Industry balks at Senate proposals to boost competition, price transparency

Dive Brief: Payers and providers criticized proposed Senate bills that would ban certain contract clauses and force price transparency regulations in comments to the HELP Committee this week. Employers and health policy experts, however, said banning anticompetitive practices and making more information available would benefit patients. Industry groups differed in their response to legislation in… Read More »

Wyden introduces price transparency bill targeting payers

Dive Brief: Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., introduced a bill Wednesday that would require health insurers to tell beneficiaries what the out-of-pocket costs would be for any in-network procedure or prescription drug they seek. The Health Care Price Check Act stipulates that commercial insurers, as well as Medicare plans, provide an online tool… Read More »

The Heavy Price of Contempt

Sardines are very common fish in the sea, their bodies are thin, but they are almost all fish’s food, but it can kill a huge whale. The way of sardines killing whales is simple. When they encounter a whale, sardines are desperately to escape, and the whale will open the mouth following after the sardines.… Read More »