Marketplace Morning Report for Friday May 16, 2014
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Some of the country's biggest insurers are getting together to open the black box on healthcare pricing. In 2015, they'll launch an online portal that will give consumers price and quality info on medical services. The idea is to promote comparison shopping. We look at how it will work, and whether pricing info actually has anything to do with price. Plus, after a steady rise since February, gas prices are leveling off. But It's the time of year when gas usually gets more expensive. What influences the price at the pump, and what can we expect to see in the summer months?
Gas prices are leveling off. A new rail line in London. TV's upfronts.
A new study finds a pattern as to the poorest are receiving fewer benefits.
Gas prices are finally leveling off. What influences the price at the pump?