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Test your knowledge about Connecticut's health care price transparency laws

April 2013


1. What percent of Americans with commercial insurance have high deductible or high co-insurance plans requiring price shopping?

a) 2%
b) 10%
c) 20%
d) 25%

2. How much can prices for a treatment vary within the same market?

a) Double
b) Triple
c) Four fold
d) Seven fold

3. What grade did Connecticut receive in a recent report on health care price transparency laws?

a) A
b) B
c) C
d) F

4. How does Connecticut make hospital charges available?

a) On a website
b) In a publicly available report
c) Available upon request to the public
d) Available only to the state, not public

5. As charges are routinely discounted, how does Connecticut make final prices paid for services available?

a) On a website
b) In a publicly available report
c) Available on request to the public
d) Available only to the state, not public

Source: Report Card on State Price Transparency Laws, Catalyst for Payment Reform & Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, March 2013,

 

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