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Now You See It, Now You Don’t

By Frank Cohen, Director of Analytics and Business Intelligence

As originally published by Racmonitor.com

In its continued effort to force transparency on everyone but itself, the government, through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), has released another data dump that is supposed to shed light on the financial relationships between vendors and healthcare providers.

In reality, what it does shed is just more noise and confusion on an already noisy and confusing issue. In fact, this release makes the April 9 dump of procedures and services reported by provider, which in and of itself was a mess, look like a perfectly thought-out work of excellence. And since this is designed to “help” the average consumer figure out something of value about their healthcare provider, the release of these data makes absolutely no sense to me.

Read the full article on Racmonitor.com