More than half of hospitals have not disclosed pricing data, research says.

More than half of hospitals have not disclosed pricing data, research says.

Research shows that few hospitals meet federal transparency requirements, but only 2 have been fined. “They don’t comply, and nobody is responsible,” said a patient rights advocate.

Since early 2021, a federal law requires hospitals to publish prices and prepare a consumer-friendly price list for 300 common procedures and services.

But a new one Research shows that more than half of U.S. hospitals have failed to meet one of the two key requirements of the federal hospital price transparency law, which aims to provide consumers with the ability to shop for prices before receiving non-emergency medical care. to get.

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