Inside CMS - 11/07/2019

OMB Reviews Price Transparency Separately From Outpatient Rule

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / November 1, 2019 at 2:10 PM
The White House Office of Management and Budget is reviewing the controversial price transparency provisions in CMS’ proposed 2020 outpatient pay rule separately from the rest of the rule, according to the OMB website. Provider groups have signaled they might sue if the transparency requirements are finalized. The price transparency provisions were part of the proposed 2020 outpatient hospital rule released in late July. CMS proposed that hospitals be required to post standard charges publicly for all items and services,...

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