The US President signs executive order instructing the national healthcare regulator to require hospitals to publicly disclose their negotiated rates for services

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A Dramatic Shift in Health Care Pricing Transparency In short: The Issue: On June 24, 2019, President Trump signed an executive order, which instructed the Department of Health and Human Services to publish rules requiring hospitals to publicly disclose their negotiated rates for services. On August 9, 2019, proposed rules were published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS"). The Situation: The proposed rules require hospitals to make public via the internet a description of each item and service the hospital provides with all corresponding payer specific negotiated charges in both "machine readable" and "user friendly" formats. Looking Ahead: If adopted, the proposed rules will create significant compliance requirements for all hospitals, and impose

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Ann Hollenbeck, David Morris, John Kirsner, Lisa Han, Luke Salisbury, The US President signs executive order instructing the national healthcare regulator to require hospitals to publicly disclose their negotiated rates for services, 24 June 2019, e-Competitions June 2019, Art. N° 96674

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