Price Transparency

Apr 12, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Hospital Price Transparency final rule goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2021. The AHA and three other national organizations sued the federal government challenging the final rule. The case is pending in a federal appeals court.
Mar 5, 2021
A recent report from RAND misses the mark on solutions to the cost of health care and draws its conclusions from the same recycled and incomplete studies.
Dec 21, 2020
AHA letter requesting the Biden Administration exercise enforcement discretion with respect to compliance with the Centers for Medicare…
Sep 25, 2020
How RAND Corporation is endangering our high-value healthcare systems by oversimplifying the complexities of how the system works.
Sep 22, 2020
The RAND Corporation has released the third edition of its hospital price transparency study. The AHA previously highlighted our extensive concerns with the data and methodology used in the last version.
May 26, 2022
AHA experts take a deeper look at the latest RAND report on hospital pricing.
May 17, 2022
The RAND Corporation’s latest hospital pricing report again “overreaches and jumps to unfounded conclusions based on incomplete data,” said AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack.
May 2, 2022
On Thursday, May 5, we expect the RAND Corporation to release the fourth version of its National Hospital Price Transparency Study, an employer-led initiative intended to measure and report publicly the prices paid for care at the hospital and service-line level. The AHA is taking a number of steps…
Apr 20, 2022
The Administration will provide an enforcement safe harbor for certain alternative reimbursement arrangements.