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The Business of Healthcare Podcast Episode 9: Dr. Marilyn Moon on Pricing Transparency

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Dr. Marilyn Moon joins Dr. Britt Berrett in today’s episode. Dr. Moon is an institute fellow at Washington-based American Institutes for Research. She is the former chair at the Maryland Healthcare Commission, where she headed up a pricing transparency project that ultimately became WearTheCost.org. The website provides consumers in the State of Maryland with cost and quality information related to various elective procedures so that they can make better-informed healthcare decisions. Both passionate advocates for healthcare reform, especially as it relates to consumer information, Moon and Berrett discuss WearTheCost.org, Altarum (AIR’s partner in developing the website) and the direction in which pricing transparency is headed.

Business of Healthcare Podcast

The Business of Healthcare is a twice-monthly podcast from the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management. The center is based at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas. The show, like the center, brings together business leaders and other forward thinkers to discuss how best to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing, increasingly complex healthcare industry. Read more articles

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