Americans are spending way too much on health care, and getting far too little in return. Together we can bring down the cost of prescription drugs, prevent surprise medical bills, get providers to rein in skyrocketing costs, and more.
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What You Can Do
Tell your U.S. senators: Pass health care price transparency
Tell your US Representative: Lower Costs, More Transparency
Tell the governor to lower prescription drug prices
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Patient protections needed from medical credit cards
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PIRG, its state groups celebrate national, state, local victories for the public interest
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Your story could help us prevent providers from charging unjustified fees to medical bills.
PIRG builds on campaign to improve hospital price transparency to drive down high prices in health care
Why doctors’ offices bill patients as if they’re in a hospital – and why that should stop.
A site-neutral payment system would protect people from hospital prices in doctor's offices and save billions of dollars.