SPOTLIGHT: How to make health costs more transparent

This month, the California HealthCare Foundation set out some recommendations on how to make healthcare pricing information more useful to consumers. Researchers concluded that while it helps, among other things, to offer prices for alternative treatment options, it's still hard to come up with workable strategies. Still, CHCF has a few ideas on how to help. While its report is aimed at policymakers, it's still worth a look. Report (.pdf)