I am a firm believer in people keeping medical decisions between themselves and their doctor. Government is not here to dictate lives or livelihoods, nor should that be the case in the healthcare field.
I believe we have a tremendous untapped opportunity for independent practices to deliver more competition in the healthcare field. By fostering healthy competition between these practices to mid-range and large health systems, we can see prices begin to fall.
Price transparency is another huge step we need to take. Though I understand not all medical procedures are easy to put a price tag on, people deserve easy access to see what basic inpatient and outpatient procedures can cost. Thanks to the “No Surprises Act”, this has started to occur in healthcare systems across the country. However, this does not mean pricing is easily accessible. Many systems use overly-complicated downloads to access these prices, and I want to change that.