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Price Transparency in Healthcare

What is Price Transparency and How Does it Relate to Healthcare? Price transparency is exactly what it sounds like: a push for information on the prices of certain healthcare services to be made available to consumers. As healthcare in the … Continue reading

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Premium Increases Slow, Out-of-Pocket Expenses Rise in 2015

A Kaiser Family Foundation survey found that while premiums have only risen about 4 percent in 2015 on average, deductibles have been rising faster than total health costs—and faster than wages. On average, deductibles have risen about seven times faster than wages, which have stayed relatively flat. Continue reading

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