Currently, some health care providers use clauses within contracts to restrict or prevent insurance plans from making the price of health procedures available to patients. This anti-competitive practice can lead to patients spending more on their health care.
"Patients should have the power to know the price of a procedure before they receive it," said
"Increasing transparency is one of the most important steps we can take to fix our health care system. Patients should be guaranteed the option to access cost and quality data for their health care services and providers,"