Insurers are complying with federal rules aimed at price transparency that took effect July 1, but consumer use of the data may have to wait until private firms synthesize it.

A dump of tens of thousands of colossal digital files from a single insurer is not unusual, and it’ll be weeks before data firms can put the information in a usable format for employers and patients.

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