Transparency's the new accountability. Or at least it should be.

Many of us argue that we can make all the changes to our health care delivery system we want, but the real revolution begins at home – on the individual level – when we start taking more responsibility for our own health care.

But the overlooked flip side of that equation is real cost transparency. You've heard it before but it bears repeating almost as much as my soapbox missives on obesity: You can't ask employees to be better health care consumers if they don't know the prices.

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