Public Agenda

How Much Will It Cost?

How Americans Use Prices in Health Care


As Americans shoulder more health care costs, Public Agenda research suggests that many are hungry for more and better price information. However, some obstacles remain to increasing the number of Americans who compare prices before getting care. This research was supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and findings are based on a nationally representative survey of 2,010 adults conducted in 2014, along with focus groups and follow-up interviews. (2015)

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