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Category Archives: EmpowerHC

Massachusetts Health Insurers Now Required to Provide Prices in Real-Time Posted on Oct 1

Starting October 1, health insurance companies in Massachusetts must provide online cost estimator tools for their members to compare the price and out-of-pocket costs of certain healthcare services, procedures, or hospital admissions.

Response: Consumer Reports Rates Surgery (Commonhealth Blog) Posted on Aug 5

Healthcare consumers have been in the dark, but Consumer Reports continues to shine a light on information consumers can use to make informed decisions in the healthcare marketplace. As Martha Bebinger states in her recent article, there is a “void” of groups providing information to answer   …Continue Reading Response: Consumer Reports Rates Surgery (Commonhealth Blog)