Topic: Price Transparency
With much fanfare, federal officials required hospitals nationwide this year to post their “list” prices online. But it’s not yet clear how many are doing it.
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A new study finds almost no correlation between a patient’s out-of-pocket cost and the amount insurers pay or the overall price of a procedure.
Now that hospitals are required to post price data online for patients to access, CMS is exploring the most effective ways to make sure they comply.
With the new year, hospitals are officially mandated to post their list prices online for patients to review.
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CMS officials announced on Monday that the agency is considering a policy that would require pharmacy rebates to be passed on to seniors.
Health IT executives say big tech firms will push health systems toward price transparency faster than they want to go.