A Minnesota insurer will be giving members of a new health plan some information about what in-network hospitals and outpatient surgical centers really charge plan members.[@@]
The insurer, Medica Health Plans, Minnetonka, Minn., will be making procedure price information available to consumers who join its new Patient Choice Insights plan.
The plan will charge higher coinsurance and copayment rates for visits to some network doctors and hospitals than for others.
One feature, a Hospital and Outpatient Surgery Facility Guide, will show actual contracted facility rates for selected services at some network hospitals and surgery centers.