Federal momentum towards healthcare price transparency surged forward with the June 23 summary judgment of U.S. District Court Judge Carl Nichols, upholding the power of the Department of Health and Human Services to require hospitals to publicly post their prices—even those negotiated with insurers.
As of Thursday, June 18, a mind-blowing 47.5MM have filed jobless claims in the U.S. since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. For these Americans, that can mean losing health insurance, reliable income and the means to pay for everyday expenses. As doctors and hospitals open for elective procedures, MDsave is making sure that these workers and their families aren’t left without medical care.
Laura was due for a mammogram but her local doctor’s office didn’t have the proper equipment. Buying a mammogram online showed her a new way to take control of her healthcare.
Ross Korkmas became the CEO of Palo Pinto General Hospital in August of 2019, and one of his first orders of business was to bring MDsave to his new facility. We spoke with Ross about his MDsave experience at his two previous hospitals, bringing MDsave to Palo Pinto, and his advice to hospitals about staying competitive in the out-of-pocket market.
Like many of us, Donna has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. She was suffering from shortness of breath and scared, but no one would test her. Turning to her local hospital for help, they showed her another way through MDsave.
In March, the U.S. Senate passed a $2 trillion coronavirus response bill in an effort to quickly provide some relief to the American economy. Where is that $2 trillion going and what does it mean for you?
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We’ve all experienced a shift in our lives, so we asked members of the MDsave team to share their top tips for staying happy and healthy during social distancing.
MDsave, the world’s first online marketplace providing patients the ability to shop, compare and instantly purchase their healthcare services, today announced the appointment of Greg Born as company president and chief operating officer. Born, a former global strategy leader for Amazon, brings extensive experience in strategic and operational leadership and will oversee MDsave’s daily operations.
Online shopping isn’t the way of the future. It’s now. According to the Pew Research Center, 79% of Americans are online shoppers, up from 22% in 2000. More than that, Millennials make 60% of all of their purchases online up from 40% only two years ago.
At MDsave, we partner with providers and allow you, the patient, to pay in full up front, so that we can provide the total cost of a procedure before you ever step foot in the doctor’s office.