Opinion: BlueCross’ decision shows how competition can lower health care prices

By , Guest Columnist Published: January 17, 2023 4:00 AM CT
Cynthia A. Fisher
Guest Columnist

Cynthia A. Fisher

Cynthia A. Fisher is the founder and chairman of PatientRightsAdvocate.org, a nonprofit 501c3 and nonpartisan organization focused on healthcare price transparency that was advised by former U.S. Senator Tom Coburn M.D. (R) from Oklahoma.

“BlueCross BlueShield’s move is a welcome sign of the emergence of a competitive, price-transparent health care marketplace, which is needed to reverse runaway costs driven by hospital overcharging.”


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