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Price Transparency

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The healthcare sector is unlike other sectors because patients rarely have access to the prices for services they receive. More transparency in price and the quality of care would allow patients and their clinicians to make better choices about care. Hector De La Torre tells us what needs to be considered when it comes to price transparency in healthcare. 

Hector De La Torre is the Executive Director of the Transamerica Center for Health Studies, a nonprofit focused on helping consumers and businesses navigate the health care landscape. De La Torre was chosen to lead this new initiative because of his private and public sector experience, particularly his leadership role on health care and advocating for consumers and businesses. Among his accomplishments as an elected official were expanding access to doctors in underserved communities, consumer protections against retroactive cancellation of health insurance, and supporting facilities improvements at Children’s Hospitals.