A Clearer View: Can Price Transparency Save $100 Billion in Healthcare?

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May 16, 2014

Analysis indicates providing price information to physicians, employers and policymakers key to $100 Billion in potential savings from healthcare price transparency.

More than 500 healthcare leaders gathered online and at the Newseum in Washington D.C. for West Health’s first IDEA Series forum in our nation’s capital on May 15. Titled “A Clearer View – Can Price Transparency Save $100 Billion in Healthcare?” the event brought together thought leaders interested in learning how making healthcare prices more visible can help cut costs.

Hosted by Scott Hensley of NPR, the panel included David Lansky, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Business Group on Health; Josephine Porter, MPH, Deputy Director, Institute for Health Policy and Practice, University of New Hampshire and Dr. Joe Smith, PhD, Chief Medical and Science Officer of the Gary and Mary West Health Institute.