At a time when the coronavirus pandemic has caused massive shifts in state policies on telehealth and scope of practice in healthcare, a new Pioneer Institute study underscores that most of the 50 states continue to suffer from weak laws regarding price transparency. The study identified states that have laws that require carriers, providers or both to provide personalized cost information to consumers before obtaining healthcare services.
About Caterina DiBiase
Caterina DiBiase earned a Masters Degree in Public Policy from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst where she specialized in social justice and public health. She was a member of the accelerated masters degree cohort. From September 2019 to January 2020, Caterina served as a Pioneer Research Assistant in Healthcare Policy working with Seniors Fellows on various healthcare projects including healthcare price transparency and direct primary care in Massachusetts. Previously, she was a Research Assistant with the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences, and the UMass College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Caterina graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Public Health and Political Science, cum laude, in 2019 from UMass Amherst.