5 must-reads on healthcare price transparency

Here are five recent articles posted by Becker's Hospital Review that concern healthcare price transparency:

1. #WheresThePrice aims to keep hospitals honest on transparency
CMS Administrator Seema Verma is asking the public to monitor whether hospitals are complying with the agency's price transparency rule.

2. Price transparency creates competition, CMS chief says
Amid rising healthcare costs, CMS Administrator Seema Verma saidthe industry must address price transparency.

3. California proposed health-pricing transparency bill would affect Kaiser Permanente
California Democrat state Sen. Richard Pan, MD, has introduced legislation that would update healthcare price transparency and disclosure requirements to affect Kaiser Permanente.

4. 3 hospital revenue cycle leaders predict how price transparency will affect healthcare
Price transparency has come to the forefront recently amid CMS' new requirement that hospitals publish their standard charges on the internet. To discuss this topic, healthcare revenue cycle management company PMMC hosted a roundtable interview with four experts from U.S. health systems.

5. Senator proposes bill to end PBM rebates in private market
Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., unveiled the Drug Price Transparency Act, a bill to ban pharmacy rebates in the private market.


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Texas physicians group opposes legislation to combat surprise ER bills

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