Fierce Health Payer December 1, 2021
Dave Muoio

Despite the threat of daily fines, hospitals have so far been slow to publish their prices online in accordance with a new federal regulation.

Radiology services look to be no exception, with new study data now suggesting roughly two-thirds of U.S. hospitals have not published commercial negotiated prices for at least one of the 13 radiology services designated as a common shoppable service by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Hospitals are required to publish these prices in compliance with CMS’ Hospital Price Transparency final rule.

Further, the hospitals that did share their radiology service commercial negotiated prices appear to be all over the map, often setting price tags that varied by hundreds or thousands of dollars for...

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