We make confusing health-related documents simple and easy to understand

 

HOW IT WORKS

 


Plainpages.org is operated by the Center for Health Literacy (CHL) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. We offer plain language services to providers, health systems, health insurance industry, health agencies, and individuals in communities to address the critical need of closing the gap between the level of written/media health information and individuals’ abilities to understand and act on it.

How much do PlainPages.org services cost?

Reading Level Assessment Only:
$20 per page ($18 per page for UAMS staff/departments)

Assessment with Plain Language Edits:
$65 per page ($60 per page for UAMS staff/departments)

Assessment with Edits and Spanish Translation:
$115 per page (3 page minimum) ($85 per page for UAMS staff/departments)

Spanish Plain Language Assessment and Edits:
Email us at plainpages@uams.edu for a custom quote (3 page minimum)

Materials that are more technical or legal in nature (like consent forms) will get a custom quote. Please upload them and you will get a quote to review before we start the work.

For projects you expect to be over 30 pages or to exceed $2,000, please contact us for a custom quote.

How does UAMS CHL define a page?
A page is 250 words or less.

Accepted forms of payment:

Visa, MasterCard or American Express
IDT (UAMS only)
PO (Please contact us for details)

What do PlainPages.org services include?

Assessment includes a full readability report with the current reading level of your document and general recommendations for incorporating plain language best practices into your document.

Assessment with edits includes formal assessment as described above, and plain language editing to improve the reader's ability to understand and act on the information. You will also get a full readability report of your document before and after editing.

Assessment with edits and Spanish translation includes assessment and plain language editing of an English language document, followed by Spanish translation. You will also get a full readability report to show results for the English pre- and post-editing versions as well as the Spanish version.

We do NOT do Spanish translation without assessment and plain language editing in English.

Spanish plain language assessment with edits includes plain language editing to improve the reader's ability to understand and act on the information. You will also get the before and after readability of your document.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • DO NOT send any patient protected health information (PHI).
  • We provide plain language services for health information only.
  • If you experience technical difficulties, please contact the Center for Health Literacy at healthliteracy@uams.edu or (501) 686-5463.