On June 24, President Trump issued The Executive Order on Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare to Put Patients First. This order includes sweeping provisions that could have a significant positive impact on one of the cornerstones of The Alliance: the availability of information to assess and compare the quality and price of health care services.
Learn the impact of surprise medical billing from out-of-network providers, the politics of reform and what reform is happening in the United States.
Every day, millions of Americans check into hospitals, visit family physicians or are treated in clinics. Rarely do patients ask, “how much is this going to cost me?”.
One in 11 people who get care through The Alliance network has an outpatient CT or MRI each year. CT and MRI scans are so common that they might even seem like a “routine” test to many patients. So why does quality matter?
The current political landscape favors the movement toward more transparency in health care, according to Leah Binder, CEO of the Leapfrog Group. “Everyone wants to know how we can open up the health care world,” Binder told the audience at The Alliance Annual Seminar on “Aiming for Impact” held May 12 at Monona Terrace, Madison, Wis.