Federal Appeals Court Leans Towards HHS In Price Transparency Case

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / October 15, 2020 at 6:48 PM
Federal judges seemed unconvinced on Thursday (Oct. 15) that the Trump administration’s hospital price transparency rule violates the First Amendment and exceeds HHS’ statutory authority, as the American Hospital Association argued in an appeal to stop the rule. Instead, one judge on the three-judge panel suggested that AHA’s concerns about the rule are really about the rule being too burdensome for hospitals. U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral arguments on Thursday (Oct. 15) from...

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