Price Transparency

Sep 28, 2020
VIA CM/ECF Mark Langer Clerk of Court U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit 333 Constitution Ave. N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001 RE: American Hospital Association, et al. v. Azar, No. 20-5193 (argument scheduled October 15, 2020) Dear Mr. Langer: The recent Department of Health and Human…
Sep 28, 2020
September 25, 2020 VIA ELECTRONIC FILING Mr. Mark J. Langer Clerk of the Court United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse and William B. Bryant Annex 333 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20001 Re: American Hospital Association et al. v. Azar…
Sep 25, 2020
How RAND Corporation is endangering our high-value healthcare systems by oversimplifying the complexities of how the system works.
Sep 25, 2020
Kaufman Strategic Advisors Managing Director Nate Kaufman responded to the RAND Corporation’s flawed and incomplete hospital pricing survey in a new analysis published.
Sep 25, 2020
President Trump signed an executive order on a number of health care issues, including protecting people with pre-existing medical conditions from insurance discrimination and ending surprise medical billing.
Sep 22, 2020
The RAND Corporation last week released the third edition of its hospital price transparency study, which once again missed the mark with its flawed methodology, writes Aaron Wesolowski, AHA vice president for policy research, analytics and strategy, in the AHA Stat Blog.
Sep 22, 2020
The RAND Corporation has released the third edition of its hospital price transparency study. The AHA previously highlighted our extensive concerns with the data and methodology used in the last version.
Sep 21, 2020
September 21, 2020 VIA ELECTRONIC FILING Mr. Mark J. Langer Clerk of the Court United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse and William B. Bryant Annex 333 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20001 Re: American Hospital Association et al. v.…
Sep 18, 2020
The AHA responded to a RAND Corporation study that found certain prices paid to hospitals by private health plans are high relative to Medicare. The study examined hospital prices for a limited number of employers and health plans from 2016 to 2018.
Sep 18, 2020
It is unfortunate that RAND continues to make broad claims about pricing based on a cherry-picked and limited data set.