Machine learning with posted hospital prices: Funding available

New federal laws require all hospitals to post prices for all their procedures, operations and drugs. The problem however is that they are opaque, confusing and largely useless to patients.

First, there is no standardization on naming procedures. Second, the prices posted are usually not the ones that patients actually pay.

There is a large problem for patients who cannot compare prices or services. In all there are about 5000 hospitals in the US.

I do believe there is an opportunity to take all the excel spreadsheets  of prices posted by hospitals to clean, normalize and consolidate prices and give patients a clear opportunity to compare prices.

I would fund that opportunity.

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  1. good to see you back Mukund I actually tried building this for India about 5 years ago. https://www.facebook.com/Medicost-535973226445420/

    We could clean up data manually easily at low cost in India IMO.

    Regards Roshan

    On Mon, 14 Jan 2019 at 09:28, Best Engaging Communities wrote:

    > Mukund Mohan posted: “New federal laws require all hospitals to post > prices for all their procedures, operations and drugs. The problem however > is that they are opaque, confusing and largely useless to patients. First, > there is no standardization on naming procedures. Secon” >

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