• Even With Higher Fines, Most U.S. Hospitals Still Aren't Publishing their Prices

    13 days ago - By Observer

    Despite the federal government's January 2021 mandate requiring hospitals to provide the public data on how procedures and treatments are priced, few hospitals have fully complied nearly a year and a half later.
    Known as the hospital transparency rule , the federal mandate instructed hospitals to provide pricing data in two formats: A comprehensive machine-readable file with all items and services and a consumer friendly display of shoppable services.
    The shoppable services display requires hospitals to provide information on the cash price,the prices various insurance companies have...
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