On January 1, new rules went into effect for hospitals. It requires them to post prices for the medical services online, in a consumer-friendly way. Hospital price transparency is meant to help consumers shop around for the best price for treatments and not get a big surprise when the bill comes.
According to our two guests, things aren’t going exactly as planned. We’re joined by David Balat, the Director of Right on Healthcare with the Texas Public Policy Foundation; and Seth Denson co-founder of GDP advisors and author of “The Cure: A Blueprint for Solving America’s Healthcare Crisis.”