CMS Ups Hospital Price Transparency Enforcement, Seeks More Authority From Congress

By Michelle M. Stein / April 26, 2023 at 8:37 PM
CMS on Wednesday (April 26) unveiled plans to strengthen its hospital price transparency enforcement, including by giving hospitals no more than 45 days to put a corrective action plan in place, imposing civil monetary penalties earlier and automatically in certain cases and removing warning notices for hospitals that haven’t attempted to comply with price transparency requirements. CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure also told a House panel the agency would welcome more authority from Congress around hospital price transparency requirements, coming as...

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