Hospitals sue Trump administration over price transparency rule
Hospitals are taking the price transparency rule to court. Photo: RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via Getty Images
A consortium of hospitals has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration, arguing that a new rule — which will require hospitals in 2021 to publicly post prices that are negotiated with health insurers — is unconstitutional and unlawful federal overreach.
Why it matters: This lawsuit was expected, but solidifies how the hospital industry is opposed to any regulation that would force them to reveal confidential prices.