How Hospital Price Transparency Became Foggy

Although the hospital prices transparency rule kicked in last January, it still is somewhat impossible to decipher a hospital’s price list.

Why College Tuitions Are Up and Other Prices Are Down

It’s tough to find a real “list price” for a college tuition. According to NY Times money columnist Ron Lieber, the price charged by one school can vary considerably. Sort of like we all pay a different fare for the…

One Reason For High Hospital Prices

By looking at inflation rates for tradable and nontradable goods and services, we can identify one reason for high hospital prices.