AHA To Appeal Judge’s Decision To Uphold HHS Price Disclosure Rule

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / June 24, 2020 at 5:41 PM
The American Hospital Association plans to appeal a federal judge’s decision Tuesday (June 23) to let the Trump administration proceed with its controversial hospital price transparency rule. Judge Carl Nichols of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rejected AHA’s argument that the rule exceeds HHS’ statutory authority, violates the First Amendment and is arbitrary and capricious under the Administrative Procedure Act. HHS called the decision a victory for the Trump administration’s agenda to lower health care prices...

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