HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today made an important announcement at Health Datapalooza IV, being held in Washington, D.C. this week. Her announcement of the release of hospital outpatient charge data, as well as Medicare spending and utilization data, will further federal officials’ strategy of forcing hospitals towards greater transparency.

As HCI Associate Editor Gabriel Perna reported earlier today, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius made an important announcement at Health Datapalooza IV, an annual gathering being held in Washington, D.C. this week.

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