The Importance of Health Care Transparency
Jessica Altman, Insurance Commissioner for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
In this episode, Dennis Scanlon speaks with Jessica Altman, Insurance Commissioner for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to discuss the importance of transparency in health care and the Shoppable Care Work Group, whose primary goal is to enhance consumers' ability to shop for health care.
Ms. Altman details her role as the Insurance Commissioner for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and discusses the importance of healthcare transparency.
Commissioner Altman discusses the establishment of Pennsylvania’s Shoppable Care Work Group and their recommendation for an all-payer claims database.
Commissioner Altman explains the Shoppable Care Work Group's recommendation for a transparency tool to support consumers currently researching health care information/options.