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In its quest to improve price transparency, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid is on the hunt for a company that has the expertise to help it create a price comparison tool for consumers to check prices at hospitals.
That’s according to Modern Healthcare, which says that despite industry opposition, CMS is plunging ahead with its plan. Why the opposition? According to industry arguments against the action, the cost of any given procedure is more dependent on the kind of insurance carried by the consumer, not the provider of the procedure.
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