The Trump Administration has filed a response brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. In the brief, the Administration argues that it did not exceed its statutory authority in requiring hospitals to disclose their negotiated rates (the payments hospitals agree to accept from various insurers). The American Hospital Association disagrees, calling the Department of Health and Human Services’ interpretation of the law “impermissible.” Oral arguments are scheduled for October 15, 2020.

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