Comparison Shopping For Health Care? Online Tool Isn't Helpful

Published: Sept. 24, 2019

A new regulation by the Trump administration was supposed to create price transparency for health care consumers and allow them to more easily comparison shop for procedures.

"Hospitals will be required to publish prices that reflect what people actually pay for services," President Donald Trump announced at a White House event in June.

There's just one problem. Hospitals say it doesn't work.

Methodist CFO Jeff Francis joined other health system leaders for this story by KETV's David Earl.

Comparison Shopping for Health Care? Online Tool Isn't Helpful, Say Hospitals