TRANSPARENCY: UnitedHealth to Reveal Costs to Consumers

Wayne, Alex
July 2014
Health Data Management;7/ 1/2014, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that health insurer UnitedHealth Group will lead an effort that will highlight the prices paid for healthcare services by making their costs available to consumers on the Internet.


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