More Transparency for Provider Prices and Quality Is Goal of Employers and Private Payers During 2013

Clinical laboratories and pathology groups will soon find it important to make it easier for patients to price for medical laboratory tests

Value-based reimbursement is the new frontier for the American healthcare system. Surveys show that employers and insurers are actively pushing the healthcare marketplace to a value-based, competitive paradigm. This means providers—including pathology groups and clinical laboratories—will be asked to deliver greater transparency in both the price and quality of their clinical services. (more…)