Hill November 12, 2021
David N. Bernstein

In November 2019, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a rule requiring hospitals to make readily available prices patients might pay for common health care services and items. Despite the numerous policy reversals associated with the transition from President Trump to President Biden, the hospital price transparency regulation was one policy that transcended administrations. In an era when politicians seem to disagree for the sake of disagreeing, this is one area where common ground has been found, which is fortunate for everyday Americans seeking medical care. Indeed, with over 90 percent of Americans across the political spectrum supporting health care price transparency, it is clear that patients desire information that allows them to be more in...

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Topics: CMS, Govt Agencies, Health System / Hospital, Healthcare System, Insurance, Patient / Consumer, Pricing / Spending, Provider
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