Healthcare Bluebook - Price Transparency Tool
Healthcare Bluebook is an online price comparison tool for health care services, such as imaging, elective surgeries and more. The tool ranks providers in a given geographical area in terms of quality and affordability. Healthcare Bluebook allows you to shop for procedures, compare facilities and their pricing, and find the best quality for medical services, all while saving money.
Did you know that in-network prices for the same procedure can vary by over 500% depending on the facility you choose?
Healthcare Bluebook’s web and mobile application make it easy to save money on hundreds of common medical services and procedures by showing you the cost ranges in your area and providing you with a selection of Fair Price™ (green) facilities.
Healthcare Bluebook also provides detailed information on the quality of common inpatient procedures to help you to easily identify and select a facility that has a high-quality rating.
How does Healthcare Bluebook work?
Healthcare Bluebook’s web and mobile application show you the cost of hundreds of common medical services and procedures and provide you with a selection of “Fair Price” facilities. The Fair Price is the amount you should reasonably expect to pay for a service or procedure and reflects the discounts that the health plan has negotiated with a facility. You then choose the provider that is best for you.
- To access Healthcare Bluebook on a PC, laptop or tablet through single-sign on: Click here
- To access Healthcare Bluebook on a PC, laptop or tablet: healthcarebluebook.com/cc/VU
- To access on a mobile phone: Install the Healthcare Bluebook app and use the mobile code “VU”
Once you’ve logged in, search for a procedure, review the price range shown on the color bar, then scroll down the page to review the list of facility options by quality and cost.
Healthcare Bluebook also provides detailed information on the quality of common inpatient procedures. Remember to always check a provider’s in-network status before scheduling a procedure.