Nov 8, 2013 — Finding out how much an X-ray costs sounds like a simple question. But before Oct. 1, it was downright impossible to get an answer. Now, Massachusetts is pulling back the curtain on what has been a largely secret world of health care prices.
Mar 18, 2013 — Nearly three-quarters of states get poor grades when it comes to laws about the making available prices for health care. Most consumers are unaware of the tremendous variation in price for health care services.
Nov 2, 2012 — It's pretty tough figuring out how much a particular medical procedure will cost in advance. But Colorado is now one of several states trying to make it easier for consumers to comparison shop before they get care.
Mar 31, 2011 — President Obama was presented with an award for his efforts to make government more transparent Monday. If that seems like late news to report on a Thursday, it is — but the award was kept secret for much of this week.
Jun 21, 2010 — Faisal Shazad, Times Sq Bomber, Pleads Guilty
Jul 27, 2009 — Despite the fact that everyone on the NPR.org relaunch team was running around like lunatics for 14 hours Sunday, we still managed to tweet about the experience and receive constructive real-time feedback from the public.