Nov 1, 2019

Trump administration punts hospital price transparency rule

An emergency room sign at a hospital.

Photo: David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Hospitals were livid when the Trump administration proposed requiring them to publish the negotiated prices of all their services, but the Trump administration officially put that proposal on the back burner today, after receiving more than 1,400 comments.

The bottom line: "We intend to summarize and respond to public comments on the proposed [price transparency] policies in a forthcoming final rule," the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said in a final regulation.

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