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Healthcare Price Transparency: A Look at Aetna’s Web-Based Tool

Tweet   Illustration source: Vermont Health Connect, Vermont.gov Would you look at comparative price information for procedures like an MRI, sleep study, or colonoscopy before you selected where to have a procedure done? Would you like to have fewer surprises … Continue reading

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Delay of Generics Hurts Consumer,
Taxpayer Wallets, and Patient Health

Tweet   To insure patent extensions of high-priced, blockbuster drugs, brand-name drug companies frequently pay generic drug manufacturers to stay out of the market. It makes cheaper, more affordable generic unavailable for years. The strategy is referred to as “Pay … Continue reading

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Taxpayer Wallets, and Patient Health

Pre-ACA, Insured Face Exorbitant Costs.
With Accountable Care Act, People Will See Caps, Save $$

Tweet Vast numbers of Americans do not understand how the Affordable Care Act will make their expenditures for healthcare a heck of a lot more affordable. I am talking about the 80% of American voters who have insurance now, who … Continue reading

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