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Wisconsin employers want more health price info, survey finds

The Business Journal of Milwaukee, May 23, 2008

A survey by United Benefits Advisors LLC has found that Wisconsin employers want to see more pricing information from physicians, hospitals and insurance companies. According to the findings, of the southeastern Wisconsin employers surveyed 90.3% felt the government should require physicians and hospitals to publicly disclose pricing; 83.9% said insurers should be required to publicly disclose actual discounted prices to paid providers; and 80.6% said the government should mandate healthcare provider quality reporting.