Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) companies strongly support efforts to empower consumers with greater access to meaningful information that allows them to make the best choices for their healthcare.
BCBS companies provide easy-to-use price transparency tools to consumers in every state. Our experience tells us consumers most want clear information regarding out-of-pocket costs, the quality of care provided and whether doctors, hospitals or other clinicians are in their network.
As policymakers work to improve transparency, it is important to empower consumers and not increase complexity and confusion. Years of experience with transparency tools have revealed the information consumers most want and need.
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