Hospitals’ challenge to new transparency rule draws skepticism from appeals court
A federal appeals panel appeared hostile to many hospital arguments in a case challenging a looming price transparency requirement.
Requirements for drug price information added to final rule on health plan price transparency
Health plans are required by a new final rule to publicly release negotiated rates with all providers and give enrollees out-of-pocket cost information for each.
Deconstructing the CMS price transparency rule
By Jan. 1, 2021, hospitals and health systems must create and make public a list of standard charges for the top items and services they provide, per CMS. An executive discusses the challenges and opportunities this presents in this overview.
Hospitals predict significant shifts in payer mix, revenue cycle operations post pandemic
In an HFMA conducted survey, 151 healthcare leaders answered questions about their projections for payer mix, consumer and employee experience strategies, revenue cycle IT budgets, electronic health record satisfaction and price transparency preparedness.