CMS’ price transparency rule became effective this January, requiring that hospitals publish their payer-specific negotiated rates as well as the overall prices of 300 “shoppable services;” compliance rates have been lower than the Administration hoped. Price transparency has widespread support, but there are many differences of opinion on its implementation. Along with federal efforts, state lawmakers, local governments, and even Hollywood and street artists have joined the price transparency discussion, ensuring that it remains in the spotlight. For more on the latest price transparency efforts and what to expect, keep reading. Read More >>>

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