Navigating Hospital Price Transparency: Recent Developments and Future Outlook

 

Date: 11/30/23
Time: 2:00-3:30 PM ET

* Please Note: registration closes at 11:59 PM ET the day before the live event. No further registrations will be accepted once registration has been closed *

Live closed captions are available.

Overview: In this webinar, presenters will provide an in-depth examination of the CMS hospital price transparency regulations. These regulations require hospitals to make available a machine-readable file that includes standard charges and an easily understandable display of shoppable services, which encompasses negotiated rates with payers and other vital data elements. Our presenters will discuss the most recent enforcement actions taken by CMS to address non-compliance issues, as well as rule updates that have introduced more stringent penalties for non-compliance. Additionally, we will explore bipartisan efforts in Congress aimed at strengthening price transparency regulations and offer insights into how the landscape of price transparency for hospitals may evolve moving forward, including changes currently proposed or finalized by CMS.

Learning Objectives: 

 

  • Gain an understanding of CMS hospital price transparency regulations and their complex compliance requirements, such as the necessity to publish a machine-readable file of standard charges and an easily understandable display of shoppable services or Price Estimator Tool.
  • Explore recent developments in hospital price transparency rules and examine the most current enforcement measures applied to hospitals for non-compliance.
  • Assess the recent actions taken by Congress aimed at strengthening price transparency rules and consider the potential implications and future direction in this area.

 

Speaker Information:

Jeff Davis, Partner, Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Emily Cook, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

 

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