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Private Health Plans Pay Hospitals 241% of What Medicare Would Pay, RAND Study Finds
May 9, 2019

Study finds wide variation in pricing for hospital services in Indiana
September 11, 2017

Highlights from Rand 2.0 Hospital Price Transparency Study
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Employer Groups to Hospitals: Your Prices Are Too Darn High!
Managed Care Mag, November 15, 2019

Where Tourism Brings Pricey Health Care, Locals Fight Back
Kaiser Health News, August 10, 2019

The U.S. Can’t Fix Health Care Without Better Price Data
Harvard Business Review, August 9, 2019

KHC highlights hospital price variation, recruits employers, hospitals, health plans for work groups
Medical News, July 8, 2019

Zay: State legislators and Employers’ Forum of Indiana discuss rising health care costs
Indiana State House, June 7, 2019

No need to wait until 2020 for useful health reform
Bloomberg, May 24, 2019

7 updates on hospital-payer relationships
Becker’s Hospital Review Online, May 16, 2019

Hospital Prices Boost Bernie Sanders And Michael Bennet Medicare Plans
Forbes, May 12, 2019

RAND Study: Hospitals Charging The Privately Insured 2.4 Times What They Charge Medicare Patients
Forbes, May 11, 2019

Large Disparity Between What Private Insurers, Medicare Pay Hospitals Puts Stark Spotlight On Opaque Marketplace
Kaiser Health News, May 11, 2019

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay
The New York Times, May 9, 2019

Study: Employers Pay 240% More Than Medicare For Hospital Care
Forbes, May 9, 2019

What Employers Pay Hospitals Varies Widely, Study Finds
Wall Street Journal, May 9, 2019

Private Insurers Pay Hospitals 2.4 Times What Medicare Pays
Becker’s Hospital Review, May 9, 2019

Study: Indiana hospitals charge private health plans 311% of what Medicare would pay
Indianapolis Business Journal, May 9, 2019

Other News

Health care bills unlikely to remedy cost crisis
Indianapolis Business Journal, January 24, 2020

How state groups are working to lower healthcare prices
Modern Healthcare, January 11, 2020

Self-insured employers go looking for value-based deals (subscription required)
Modern Healthcare, January 11, 2020

‘Anywhere but Indiana’ — Why employers are avoiding hospitals in the Hoosier State
Becker’s Hospital Review, April 30, 2019

Gloria Sachdev on hospital-level price transparency
Catalyst for Payment Reform, April 30, 2019

High health care costs leave some businesses saying anywhere but Indiana
Indianapolis Star, April 29, 2019

Hoosier hospitals owe us greater price transparency
Indianapolis Business Journal, April 26, 2019

How can employers find better value for their healthcare dollar?
Employee Benefit News, April 22, 2019

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