Tag Archive : healthcare - Health & Wellness


High prices at some Atlanta hospitals: Do they mean anything?

And other questions in a new era of price transparency

Earlier this month, when the federal agency that runs Medicare released a database of hospital prices, it felt as though closely held secrets had been unveiled. But soon, there were just more questions: Who charges the most or the least? Why are some costs so high? And if you have insurance, does it matter? Read more...

Georgia flunks health care reporting

Most states don't do much better

Georgia scored an "F" on its reporting of health care costs, according to a report released this week. We're one of 29 states that flunked on the health care price transparency report from the Catalyst for Payment Reform, a nonprofit group that works to improve how businesses and individuals pay for health care. Read more...