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Pricing Transparency and Consumerism. The Future is Now. - Michael Morrison - 01-09-2019

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services implemented its price transparency rule effective January 1, 2019. But most stakeholders agree that this first phase of rule-making comes nowhere near CMS' longer term objective of helping "patients become active consumers of healthcare". We sat down with Jonathan Wiik, TransUnion Healthcare principal and author of the well-known book Healthcare Revolution: The Patient is the New Payer to take a look at where the industry is heading. The article is titled "Make Your Patients Strategic Partners in 2019".