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Know Before You Go: Website Posts Prices of Medical Procedures in Arkansas

February 7, 2019

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John Lyon
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Jessi Turnure of KARK/FOX16 talks to ACHI President and CEO Dr. Joe Thompson about new developments in healthcare transparency: A new federal law requires hospitals to post their standard charges online, and a website, My Medical Shopper, has begun posting average payment rates for different medical procedures across Arkansas, using data from the Arkansas All-Payer Claims Database.

Related: Our new infographic, Hospital Price Transparency: Hospital Chargemaster, looks at new hospital price transparency efforts.

You can download the infographic here.