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Health Care Transparency

Hospital Price Transparency Rule Takes Effect January 1, 2019

December 31, 2018 - Starting January 1, 2019, hospitals will be required to post their price lists online in an effort to increase price transparency and empower consumers to make informed choices about their care. The mandate stems from the 2019 inpatient and long-term care hospital prospective payment system (IPPS/LTCH PPS) final rule, released in August, in which CMS included the requirement for...


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How Healthcare Price Transparency Could Gain Consumer Loyalty

by Vera Gruessner

The lack of price transparency remains a major concern of consumers that healthcare payers will need to address in the coming years. A HealthEdge survey shows that 88 percent of polled consumers are looking for better price transparency...

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