Highly competitive markets have price elasticity; monopolistic markets do not. Transparent markets have price elasticity; opaque markets do not.
Healthcare has long been an opaque market, but as Bob Dylan might say, “the times, they are a-changin.”
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"Highmark Health’s Living Health model to deliver more proactive and personalized health care; including a new clinical insights platform and joint test-and-learn process."
"Providing patients discounts for using medical providers that agree to charge one set price for expensive procedures such as knee replacement surgery can result in savings for both patients and payers."
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