- Words: 657
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Healthcare
- Paper #: 26510482
Often, there isn't publicly available data on the best-rated physicians or hospitals for treating specific conditions. Prices aren't readily available and vastly differ according to the patient's health plan affiliation. and, unnecessarily complex billing contributes to cost shifting, drives up administrative costs, and makes price and value comparisons very difficult.
Consumer-driven health plans with higher deductibles and a savings account for health expense are emerging in an attempt to make