Topic: Price Transparency
Sutter Health is calling for the state's case against it for anticompetitive practices to be dismissed.
HHS Secretary Alex Azar confirmed that President Trump's long-awaited speech on the administration's plan to lower drug prices is slated for Friday.
The latest jobs report says healthcare added 24,000 jobs in April, with hospitals contributing more than 8,000 of them.
With its scale, HHS can either help or hinder efforts to make it easier for patients to find prices in healthcare, said HHS Secretary Alex Azar.
CMS remains focused on reduced reporting burdens and greater price transparency as part of its annual Medicare payment proposal.
Both insurers and hospitals want to see a greater focus on value-based payments from the CMMI, according to letters to the agency.
Price transparency tools haven’t gained much real-world traction. A group of Harvard Medical School researchers took a look at why.
The California Assembly introduced a bill that aims to align private health insurance plans with Medicare’s rate for a health service or procedure.
California's attorney general has filed suit against Sutter Health for what he says are anticompetitive practices.
The debate over the state of the 340B drug discount program continues to swirl.