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Drug prices Prescription prices are still a mystery to most, tech and transparency notwithstanding, with 64 percent of people saying they “never” know the price of medications before they leave their doctors’ offices. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Finally, some good news for the fight to educate health care consumers. Americans are interested in the role technology can play in their health care, and they’re also doing a lot more comparison shopping for providers—although they still have a way to go when shopping for prescriptions.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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