Trump order to force hospitals to reveal information behind negotiated rates – Healthcare Dive

So as the article states, this is yet another federal idea that will help large hospitals and insurance companies, and likely to hurt smaller more expensive hospitals. (like Jefferson Healthcare). However, in general pricing transparency is a good thing.

“In our view, the pricing transparency is likely to result in contract rates converging to the mean while the largest hospitals with local market power will see less impact,” they wrote.

https://www.healthcaredive.com/news/trump-order-to-force-hospitals-to-reveal-information-behind-negotiated-rate/557454/

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