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
Assessment with Plain Language Edits (English or Spanish):
$80 per page
Assessment with Plain Language Edits and Spanish Translation:
$130 per page
UAMS materials: Most projects are completed at no cost to your operating budget. If you have grant funding for this project, please let us know in the additional information section when you submit your project.
For projects you expect to exceed $2,000, please contact us for a custom quote.
What kind of payment can I use to pay for my quote?
• Interdepartmental Transfers (IDT, UAMS only)
• Purchase Orders (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.