Bluebook rates physicians by how often they refer patients to high- or low-cost facilities, also known as the Patient Savings Rating.
Physicians who usually use or refer their patients to cost-effective facilities are prominently featured in Bluebook's search results.
Bluebook demonstrates to your patients that you are committed to referring them to the best value care.
Price differences for common medical procedures can vary by 6x on average within a given market. When consumers use Bluebook to search for procedures, the price variations are clear.
Bluebook's research and data analysis revealed that the variations in fees between practices in any given market are often minimal.
Turns out the facility has the biggest impact on costs.
For example, a knee MRI performed in a hospital setting could cost more than $2,500 while the cost of the same procedure performed at a different facility could be as low as $500.
Find transparency information for local providers in just two clicks.