What Could Washingtonians be Saving on Health Care?
We discovered that of the $1.9 billion spent on health care by HealthSparq users in Washington, 28% of it is what we call shoppable. Shoppable means any situation where a person can go into our tools and find a lower cost alternative at the same quality of care. For example, if you were to need an MRI, you could use our tools to locate the lowest-cost provider with a high rating near you, instead of going directly to an imaging center without knowing at all what it would cost out-of-pocket.
Here is what we found Washingtonians could potentially be saving on their health care, just by using our tools to shop: