Healthcare Estimate's & Price Transparency
Prior to receiving a healthcare service be sure to contact the facility/provider and request an Estimate for the upcoming service. This estimate will give you a ballpark of how much a procedure costs.
Price Transparency 2020
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued a final rule requiring hospitals to release pricing information before providing services. Under the rule, hospitals must list standard prices for 300 “shoppable services,” as well as the lowest prices they will accept from consumers paying out of pocket.