One health system’s experience relevant to proposed price transparency rule

CMS recently proposed a rule requiring hospitals to disclose the amount that patients would pay for services before they receive care. The rule is part of the Trump administration’s ongoing effort to lower health care costs and increase transparency.
Announced July 29, the rule would require hospitals to “make public their standard charges for all items and services provided by the hospital, make public standard charges on the internet in a machine-readable file that includes additional information such as common billing or accounting codes used by the hospital, and make (Read more...)

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