Paragon Orthopedic Center in Favor of Hospital Disclosure of Prices

The government wants to force hospitals to disclose all of their prices, thereby giving the consumer more power to make educated choices regarding their healthcare.  You might ask yourself why the hospitals would be fighting this.  Do they have something to hide?  Paragon Orthopedic Center has pushed for consumers to have a choice in their healthcare and reduce out of pocket costs by supporting surgery centers.  Surgery centers frequently do the same surgeries at a fraction of the prices that hospitals charge.  Trying to compare prices right now requires the patient to do some extensive digging for a price comparison.  If the hospitals are forced to disclose this information, you will be able to more easily make an educated choice about your surgeries and health-related procedures.  Read more here from the Wall Street Journal: