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KPCC launches #pricecheck project on health care cost transparency




Dr. Olveen Carrasquillo, Chief of General Internal Medicine University of Miami, wears a stethoscope as he conducts a checkup on Juan Gonzalez at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine.
Dr. Olveen Carrasquillo, Chief of General Internal Medicine University of Miami, wears a stethoscope as he conducts a checkup on Juan Gonzalez at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine.
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Have you ever gone to the doctor or hospital for a routine test or procedure, and later received a shockingly high bill?

Today, KPCC lauches Price Check, a collaboration with KQED and Clearhealthcosts.com, a health costs transparency company that has been gathering cost data on a variety of medical tests, procedures and services from around the country.

See more about Price Check in Rebecca Plevin's blog post, and join the conversation about health cost transparency on the Price Check page

Guests:

Jeanne Pinder, founder and CEO of Clear Health Costs

Rebecca Plevin, KPCC Health Reporter