Health care industry injects big spending in Statehouse lobbying

January 06, 2019

Kit Norton and Felippe Rodrigues, VT Digger

In 2015, lawmakers were in a fight with the health care industry over whether to disclose the price of various hospital procedures.

Senators argued for strong transparency measures so patients would know how much they were paying.

The industry argued that price transparency would be detrimental for local hospitals because they wouldn’t get as much business.

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