Demand for Medical Cost Transparency Spurs Change

Demand for Medical Cost Transparency Spurs Change

Terri Huffstetler needed an IV drug in the emergency room to treat a blood clot. The 58-year-old Thrall, TX, woman knew her hospital was in her insurance plan’s network, yet she was shocked to receive a bill for $1,437.62 from E-Merge Physicians. “I just assumed...
Lowering Drug Costs And Increasing Healthcare Value

Lowering Drug Costs And Increasing Healthcare Value

America’s ‘sky’s the limit’ drug pricing policy When was the last time you bought a prescription from a pharmacy? How much did you pay for it? Did you pay out-of-pocket or was it included in your insurance? Americans pay the highest retail prices for prescription...