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Teleconference: Making Health Care Price Transparency Work for Consumers

2:00 p.m. EST

Listen to a full recording of the teleconference here.

 


Agenda

 

The role of prices and importance of price transparency

  • Anna Sinaiko, Assistant Professor of Health Economics and Policy, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

 

What do we know about price transparency and how it works, or doesn’t work, for consumers?

 

How can pricing information be more meaningful and useful for consumers?

  • Eric Schneider, Senior Vice President for Policy and Research, the Commonwealth Fund

 

Q&A

Moderated by Shawn Bishop, Vice President, Controlling Health Care Costs and Advancing Medicare, the Commonwealth Fund

 

Resources: 

David Blumenthal, "Why the Cost of Health Care is So Hard to Understand–and What to Do About It," The Wall Street Journal, Feb. 7, 2019.

Lovisa Gustafsson and Shawn Bishop, "Hospital Price Transparency: Making It Useful for Patients," To the Point (blog), Commonwealth Fund, Feb. 12, 2019.

 

Publication Details

Publication Date: February 13, 2019