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CQC has launched the Cut Consumer Costs Campaign to shine a light on areas where health care policies and procedures are straining consumers’ pocketbooks.

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Consumer Cost Concerns – In Their Own Words
23 hours Ago

Consumer Cost Concerns – In Their Own Words

American health care consumers are frequently frustrated by unexpected costs, a lack of clarity throughout the process of accessing care and other roadblocks when it comes to getting the health care they need. Many have taken to social media to discuss their experiences with things like high deductibles, unexpected emergency room bills and other challenges. […]

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CQC and Partners Voice Concerns Over Medicaid MCO Proposed Rule in Letter to CMS
1 day Ago

CQC and Partners Voice Concerns Over Medicaid MCO Proposed Rule in Letter to CMS

WASHINGTON – In a letter to the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Seema Verma, Consumers for Quality Care, Consumer Action, the Black Women’s Health Imperative and the National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved raise concerns about problematic provisions in the new Medicaid managed care proposed rule and the negative consequences […]

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Hospitals Posting List Prices Bring Little More Transparency
1 week Ago

Hospitals Posting List Prices Bring Little More Transparency

Photo by Heidi de Marco/KHN As of January 1, hospitals are required to post list prices online, although it is not immediately clear how helpful the new postings will be for consumers. Kaiser Health News reports that while hospitals are posting the information, it is still far from clear how much consumers will actually need […]

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