How Important Is Transparency In Healthcare Reform?

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I think transparency is a wonderful tool that would be part of healthcare reform but it isn't merely transparency making the costs available on the New York Times website or part of ABC news or any other coverage is part of the process. What I think the huge disruption comes from consumers themselves via either copays or options that are given by their employer or their insurance coverage, that actually consumers feel that part of that pain.

So part of this is transparency but the one is people asking questions they ask in all the rest of their life about value, and so I think that's a really healthy positive development.