Self-insured employers have a new tool to ensure they are paying fair prices for medical services. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA) established protections for consumers related to surprise billing and transparency in health care. It created a unique opportunity by establishing the Transparency in Coverage (TiC) requirements, making available all negotiated prices from every healthcare payer to every medical provider for every service in the U.S., beginning in the latter half of 2022, updated monthly. These rules provided unprecedented access to proprietary price information.
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Texas Prices Now Shown Separately in the Official Healthcare Pricing Guide Texas Release
Official Healthcare Pricing Guide (HPG) Can Ensure Employer Health Plans Are Paying Fair Prices Following the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA)
Orthopedic Surgeons with Higher Surgical Volume Deliver Better Care Outcomes at Lower Costs
What is more important to you in choosing a doctor: (1) Bedside manner; or (2) Medical outcomes, i.e., success in performing a service that will get you better and/or keep you healthy? (4 minute read)