Friday, May 23, 2008

Healthcare Transparency: More Good News

It's not just commercial insurers and providers who've jumped enthusiastically onto the transparency bandwagon:
Notice that these measures include not just price, but some two and a half dozen metrics. According to the Department of Health and Human Services:
Cool beans!
The site itself is pretty basic and easily navigable. It looks and works much like an insurer's "Find A Provider" page: you can choose to look by a procedure or condition, or by hospitals in your area. Kudos to the CMS folks!
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