More Hospitals Warned Over Failures to Disclose Prices

Oct. 1, 2021, 4:00 PM

The Medicare agency has issued about a hundred more warnings to hospitals deemed out of compliance with its price transparency rule, up from about 165 in July to roughly 256 as of late September.

Hospitals are required to disclose their typical charges for items and services under a Trump-era final rule (RIN 0938–AU22) that the Biden administration has doubled down on in a proposed rule (RIN 0938-AU43).

The health-care industry had previously stood out as one of the only marketplaces where consumers have no idea if the service they receive will cost them hundreds or ...

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