Judge Rules CMS Can Move Forward With Hospital Price Disclosure Rule

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / June 23, 2020 at 7:48 PM
A federal judge on Tuesday (June 23) ruled the Trump administration can proceed with its controversial mandate that hospitals publish negotiated rates, rejecting the American Hospital Association’s call for the court to scrap CMS’ hospital price transparency rule that is expected to go into effect in 2021 . In his decision , Judge Carl Nichols of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rejects AHA’s argument that the final rule exceeds HHS’ statutory authority, violates the First Amendment...

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