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Price Transparency Becoming More Vital for Hospitals (Part 2 of 2): The Local Unveiling

May 23, 2013

Steve Sonenreich, chief executive of Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, scored several points for price-transparency advocates when he “made a public pledge Monday to divulge the contractual rates the hospital charges private insurers for diagnoses and treatments,” Daniel Chang reports for The Miami Herald. Sonenreich’ announcement comes “in the wake of last week’s […]

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Price Transparency Becoming More Vital for Hospitals (Part 1 of 2): The Federal Reveal

May 23, 2013

With the federal government releasing its chargemaster list last week, the pressure is on for hospitals to embrace price transparency, Cheryl Clark of HealthLeaders Media reports. However, there are those hospital executives who are placing little weight on the list, which gives the prices for 100 types of hospital care, because they believe it has […]

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