The Trump administration’s latest move to require hospitals to publicly disclose their negotiated rates is setting up yet another legal battle with health care industry giants. And so far, the giants are winning.
Some of the industry’s most powerful trade groups have joined forces to challenge the new hospital disclosure rule as an administrative overreach by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
“This regulation exceeds the administration’s authority, and we plan on joining with hospitals to file a legal challenge,” Chip Kahn, president and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals, said in a statement.
Similar legal challenges to ...