Monthly Archives: September 2014

Second CMS Data Release Confirms Unexplained Variability in Sticker Prices and Steady Cost Increases

by Xue Guo, Sean Barnes, Margrét Bjarnadóttir  Center for Health Information & Decision Systems, Robert H. Smith School of Business   In the past two years, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released data containing provider charges (i.e., sticker prices) and payments for the 100 most common inpatient services and 30 common […]Continue reading «Second CMS Data Release Confirms Unexplained Variability in Sticker Prices and Steady Cost Increases»