healthcare price comparisons

By Jonah Comstock 02:00 pm July 12, 2016
Amino, a San Francisco-based startup that has built a free, online direct-to-consumer tool for finding a doctor, has added a cost estimator module to its offering. To begin with, the feature will calculate costs for 49 procedures and treatments, though more will be added over time. It includes 500,000 doctors nationwide and 129 health insurers. The company uses claims data, algorithms, and human...
By Aditi Pai 10:22 am July 22, 2014
About 9 percent of Americans received comparative information about doctors from a ratings website like HealthGrades.com, Yelp.com, or Angie’s List, according to a recent survey of about 1,000 conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Within the group, 905 were insured privately, publicly or had another type of...