The Trump administration has made it clear that transparency in healthcare is a top priority and has since set its focus on several pain points that are having the biggest impact on providers and patients, including the prices of hospital services and surprise medical bills. So far this year, the administration has required hospitals to post price lists for all of their services online, and both the administration and Congress have introduced guidelines and legislation aimed at tackling surprise medical bills.
During this podcast, we sit down with David Shelton, president and chief executive officer of PatientMatters, a patient financial experience solution provider, to discuss both of these topics.
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Read more about hospital price transparency and surprise medical bills:
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Alexander, Murray Release Bill to End Surprise Bills, Lower Healthcare Costs
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Dr Martin Makary Discusses Hospitals Being Required to Post Prices of Services Online