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Mar 17, 2021

Two-thirds of largest hospitals aren’t complying with price transparency rule

Around two-thirds of the country’s largest hospitals are not complying with the new price transparency regulations, a new study found.

CMS compelled hospitals Jan. 1 to publish “a machine-readable le” of rates they negotiated with payers, which the agency hoped would exert downward pressure on higher-than-average prices. But 65 of 100 of the largest U.S. hospitals did not meet the criteria as of early February, according to research published Tuesday in Health Affairs.

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