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Clinicians and Health Care Price Transparency—Buyers vs Sellers?

Clinicians and Health Care Price Transparency—Buyers vs Sellers? Letters Table 1. Percentage of Hospitals Able to Provide Price Information in 2012 and 2016 Hospitals, No. (%) Price 2012 (n = 120) 2016 (n = 120) Odds Ratio (95% CI) P Value Bundled price from hospital 19 (15.8) 8 (6.7) 0.2 (0.0-0.8) .01 Complete price by contacting 57 (47.5) 25 (20.8) 0.2 (0.1-0.5) <.001 hospital and physician separately Partial price 27 (22.5) 34 (28.3) 1.4 (0.7-2.5) .38 Hospitals not able to provide any 17 (14.2) 53 (44.2) 4.6 (2.3-10.2) <.001 price Table 2. Price Estimates Provided by Hospitals for Total Hip Arthroplasty Price, Mean (SD), $ Price Pairs, $ 2012 2016 Change in Price (2016 vs 2012), $ P Value Bundled/complete price 24 44 306.42 (23 688.33) 37 917.5 (21 133.09) −6388.92 (18 586.76) .11 Hospital price only 47 33 276.78 (16 370.59) 35 105.3 (36 229.19) 1828.52 (34 902.15) .72 Physician price only 16 6583.62 (4507.86) 6988.05 (5282.48) 404.42 (6555.47) .81 a c Based on 76 hospitals in 2012 and 33 in 2016 able to provide a bundled Based on 4 hospitals in 2012 and 1 in 2016 able to provide physician price only. or complete price. Based on 24 hospitals in 2012 and 34 in 2016 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Clinicians and Health Care Price Transparency—Buyers vs Sellers?

JAMA Internal Medicine , Volume 178 (8) – Aug 29, 2018

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2018 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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2168-6106
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2168-6114
DOI
10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.1503
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Abstract

Letters Table 1. Percentage of Hospitals Able to Provide Price Information in 2012 and 2016 Hospitals, No. (%) Price 2012 (n = 120) 2016 (n = 120) Odds Ratio (95% CI) P Value Bundled price from hospital 19 (15.8) 8 (6.7) 0.2 (0.0-0.8) .01 Complete price by contacting 57 (47.5) 25 (20.8) 0.2 (0.1-0.5) <.001 hospital and physician separately Partial price 27 (22.5) 34 (28.3) 1.4 (0.7-2.5) .38 Hospitals not able to provide any 17 (14.2) 53 (44.2) 4.6 (2.3-10.2) <.001 price Table 2. Price Estimates Provided by Hospitals for Total Hip Arthroplasty Price, Mean (SD), $ Price Pairs, $ 2012 2016 Change in Price (2016 vs 2012), $ P Value Bundled/complete price 24 44 306.42 (23 688.33) 37 917.5 (21 133.09) −6388.92 (18 586.76) .11 Hospital price only 47 33 276.78 (16 370.59) 35 105.3 (36 229.19) 1828.52 (34 902.15) .72 Physician price only 16 6583.62 (4507.86) 6988.05 (5282.48) 404.42 (6555.47) .81 a c Based on 76 hospitals in 2012 and 33 in 2016 able to provide a bundled Based on 4 hospitals in 2012 and 1 in 2016 able to provide physician price only. or complete price. Based on 24 hospitals in 2012 and 34 in 2016

Journal

JAMA Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 29, 2018

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