Fact Sheet | Pricing

Negotiated Charge Posting Requirement Final Rule Executive Summary

Fact Sheet | Pricing

Negotiated Charge Posting Requirement Final Rule Executive Summary

On November 15, 2019, CMS finalized its expanded interpretations of section 2718 of the Public Health Service Act. The final rule requires all hospitals to make a list of gross charges, negotiated charges, a self-pay "walk-in rate" and a minimum and maximum negotiated charge for all services in the hospital charge description master (CDM) publicly available in a machine-readable format.

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