As noted earlier, Princeton economist Uwe Reinhardt bemoans the confusion and opacity surrounding health pricing.
Someone is doing something about that. The Surgery Center of Oklahoma has a public schedule of prices for common procedures. Furthermore, it has heard the term "competition."
Gee, Congress better act quickly, because if this approach catches on it might not be necessary to enact a health care takeover bill that channels vast sums to favored interest groups, and then where would our politicians be?