CMS Seeks To Hike Fines On Hospitals Violating Price Transparency Rule

By Maya Goldman / July 19, 2021 at 8:37 PM
CMS seeks to slap bigger fines on hospitals that don’t comply with price transparency requirements as part of its calendar year 2022 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule released Monday (July 19). The proposal comes a few weeks after President Joe Biden issued an executive order calling for policies to increase competition across sectors including health care, and on the heels of lawmakers from both parties asking HHS to revamp its civil monetary penalties to address noncompliance with...

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