Voices for Smarter, Better Healthcare

Debunking the Myths of Building Price Transparency Solutions

Price transparency compliance deadlines are fast approaching. You may be considering building a solution in-house to meet the mandates. On ...
by Jill Dornan  |  June 2, 2022

New Research Points to How Critical Healthcare Cost Information Is

For the fourth year in a row, HealthSparq surveyed more than 1,000 individuals across the country to understand their thoughts and behaviors across a number of healthcare topics. This year, the data painted a complicated picture around healthcare transparency and the impact of healthcare costs. 
by Anna Greene  |  May 24, 2022

What Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries Want

Medicare Advantage enrollment continues to grow. As of 2022, there are 29 million participants, representing 45% of all Medicare beneficiaries. ...
by Jill Dornan  |  May 17, 2022

Key Takeaways: Streamlining the Integrated Delivery Network Experience

Today’s digital-first consumers say the internet plays a significant role in their search for care, with nearly 60% of people ...
by Kelly Tran  |  May 2, 2022

Countdown to Price Transparency Compliance: What You Need to Know

The road to price transparency compliance is complex and ever-changing. The HealthSparq team recently held a discussion to help translate ...
by Kelly Tran  |  April 21, 2022

Tips to Bring Your IDN’s Digital Experience (Actually) Under One Roof

The healthcare industry is evolving at an unprecedented rate to keep pace with changing customer needs, government mandates, and an ...
by John Evers  |  April 13, 2022

New energy at HIMSS 2022 to reinvigorate healthcare

If you’re like me, you’ve settled back into your (home) office but you’re still reflecting on the activity and insights ...
by Harlan Edlin  |  April 7, 2022

The Power of Online Self-Service for Healthcare Price Transparency

There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to preparing for compliance with the self-service tool requirement under ...
by Jill Dornan  |  March 31, 2022

Updates: CMS v1 Data Schema Locked for MRFs

On March 1, CMS locked the v1 data schema for machine-readable files (MRFs) under the Transparency in Coverage mandate. At the very last minute, CMS made significant changes around support for rate types and custom billing codes.
by Jill Dornan  |  March 7, 2022