The Consequences of Secret Prices: The Politics of Physician Preference Items
John B. Reiss, a Partner in the Health Law and Life Sciences practice groups, co-authored this article, which was published in Health Affairs. The article covers the lack of transparency in medical device pricing to hospitals and other purchasers.
After the article was published, Jeffrey Lerner, Ph.D, president of the ECRI Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to discovering which medical procedures, devices, drugs, and processes are best, held a news conference discussing the problems of lack of transparency in medical device pricing. Mr. Reiss is Chair of the ECRI Institute.