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Still Searching: How People Use Health Care Price Information in the United States

September 26, 2019

President Issues Executive Order Calling for Health Care Price Transparency
(Society for Human Resource Management, Wednesday, June 26th, 2019)

How providers, patients could benefit from CMS’ newly instated price transparency rule
(Fierce Healthcare, Friday, January 4th, 2019)

David Schleifer on what quality measures matter most to patients
(Catalyst For Payment Reform, Monday, November 12th, 2018)

Why don’t more people shop for health care? Online tools exist, but most don’t use them
(Miami Herald, Monday, July 23rd, 2018)

Why don’t more people shop for health care? Online tools exist, but most don’t use them
(Chicago Tribune, Friday, July 20th, 2018)

Defining the Goals of Health Care Price Transparency: Not Just Shopping Around
(NEJM Catalyst, Tuesday, June 26th, 2018)

A Great Way To Find Lower Cost Health Care: Comparative Websites
(MomsRising.org, Tuesday, May 1st, 2018)

Promise and Reality of Price Transparency
(The New England Journal of Medicine , Thursday, April 5th, 2018)

A Wish List For 2018
(Huffington Post, Monday, December 4th, 2017)

Price Transparency Tools Are Still Struggling. We Offer Advice
(The Health Care Blog, Monday, October 23rd, 2017)

MYTHBUSTER: Consumers favor higher priced providers
(Catalyst for Payment Reform, Tuesday, September 26th, 2017)

Let The Sun Shine In On Health Care Costs
(Huffington Post, Tuesday, September 19th, 2017)

I’m the perfect person to price shop for an operation. But the process went terribly
(STAT, Thursday, September 14th, 2017)

For some consumers, loyalty outweighs price
(Modern Healthcare, Thursday, August 10th, 2017)

Americans Support Price Shopping For Health Care, But Few Actually Seek Out Price Information
(Health Affairs, Monday, August 7th, 2017)

Offering A Price Transparency Tool Did Not Reduce Overall Spending Among California Public Employees And Retirees
(Health Affairs, Monday, August 7th, 2017)

The Right Way to Reform Health Care
(Foreign Affairs, Monday, July 31st, 2017)

Patients lukewarm toward price transparency tools
(FierceHealthcare, Tuesday, July 11th, 2017)

The Price of Health Care
(The New York Times, Sunday, June 18th, 2017)

Hospital systems look to Yelp in collecting patient data, feedback, says Health Affairs
(Healthcare Finance, Friday, May 26th, 2017)

The Burgeoning “Yelpification” Of Health Care: Foundations Help Consumers Hold A Scale And A Mirror To The Health Care System
(Health Affairs, Thursday, May 25th, 2017)

We should research our health care at least as well as our cars
(The Baltimore Sun, Monday, May 22nd, 2017)

Get Started: Intro to Transparency
(Catalyst for Payment Reform, Monday, May 1st, 2017)

How People Find and Use Price Information: Public Agenda’s Price Transparency Survey
(The Source on Healthcare Price & Competition, Thursday, April 27th, 2017)

Achieving the Promise of Price Transparency
(JAMA, Friday, April 21st, 2017)

Healthcare services: Employees want to find less costly care, but need HR’s help
(HR Morning, Friday, April 21st, 2017)

Comparison shopping for health care still a challenge
(Benefits Pro, Thursday, April 20th, 2017)

Even with insurance, American medical care can be ruinous
(The Economist, Thursday, April 20th, 2017)

How Healthcare Consumers Find and Use Price Information
(The Bio Report, Thursday, April 20th, 2017)

Employees Still Can’t Find Out How Much Health Providers Charge
(Society for Human Resource Management, Wednesday, April 19th, 2017)

How to make health price information more accessible to consumers
(Managed Healthcare Executive, Wednesday, April 19th, 2017)

Patients Trust Doctors with Their Lives-and Wallets
(Twin Cities Business, Wednesday, April 19th, 2017)

State’s health-shopping website to debut soon
(The Boston Globe, Friday, April 14th, 2017)

28% of Adults Say Docs Discuss Patient Financial Responsibility
(RevCycle Intelligence, Tuesday, April 11th, 2017)

Survey: 80% of Americans Want Their States to Post Health Care Prices
(Managed Care, Tuesday, April 11th, 2017)

Americans Seek Actionable Healthcare Price Information, Survey Finds
(Philanthropy News Digest, Monday, April 10th, 2017)

Survey: 1 in 5 patients comparison-shop for healthcare
(Fierce Healthcare, Monday, April 10th, 2017)

Texans want medical costs up front
(Benefits Pro, Monday, April 10th, 2017)

New Yorkers don’t really shop around for doctors
(Crain’s New York Business, Friday, April 7th, 2017)

Report: Public wants health care price transparency
(NonDoc Media, Friday, April 7th, 2017)

State residents not price comparing on docs: survey
(Crain’s New York Business, Friday, April 7th, 2017)

Study: 20% of Americans tried to compare multiple providers’ costs prior to care
(Becker’s Hospital Review, Friday, April 7th, 2017)

Most Texans Want To Know The Price Of Health Care In Advance, Study Says
(KUT Austin, Thursday, April 6th, 2017)

Making price transparency useful for patients
(Enjoy Travelling, Invalid Date)

Understanding How Americans Use Price Information in Health Care
(Sociology In Action, Invalid Date)

Contact

Vania Andre
212-686-6610, ext. 127
vandre@publicagenda.org