BC Advantage - 2018 Issue 11
Todays Patients Unsure and Confused About Medical Bills
Pricing and billing transparency matters more than ever within the healthcare industry. That’s according to a new survey of more than a thousand patients that was conducted for the Kaiser Family Foundation.It was not surprising that the majority of respondents are distressed about the rising cost of healthcare. But what was rather unexpected was that pricing transparency is one of the biggest worries of all.Sticker ShockPatients are even more concerned about unanticipated medical bills than they are about the cost of their insurance or prescriptions. What typically happens is that patients wrongly assume that their procedures...
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