California Report Cards Add Health Pricing Information
The state is working to reveal some of the biggest secrets of health care by publishing price information to help consumers comparison shop for doctors, dentists and prescription drugs.
California Adds Cost Data To Report Card On Medical Groups
The state of California is adding cost information to a report card that rates the quality and patient experience scores for major medical groups practicing in the state. The report card allows consumers to find detailed information about more than 150 medical groups—such as whether they meet medical guidelines for managing chronic conditions or recommend routine screening tests. Scores are provided on a four-star scale. (Kutscher, 3/9)