News ArticleWhy Won't Price Transparency Bring Down Health Care Spending?
Economist Nick Emptage reflects on the business model of San Francisco-based Castlight Health, a company which contracts with employers to make the costs of health services transparent to employees. The idea is that employees will then lean toward lower-cost providers. Nick's blog points out the flaws of this idea as it relates to the health care market. Read his post here. (Source: Healthy Criticism, 3/20/2013)