Policy briefing: White House Executive Order on Price Transparency

June 27, 2019 // News Room, Our Blog

On June 24, 2019, the Trump Administration issued an Executive Order (EO) on increasing transparency in healthcare prices for patients and families. Pricing data is often hidden, as this is a private negotiation in provider contracts. For example, a health plan may pay hospitals, laboratories, equipment providers, or care providers differently based on quality of […]

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CMS requests public comments on efforts to streamline patient and provider burden

June 6, 2019 // News Room, Our Blog

Today the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) shared a new Request for Information (RFI) as part of their efforts to reduce patient and provider reporting burden. The RFI has not yet been published in the Federal Register, but the pre-publication version of the RFI can be found here. CMS will accept comments for […]

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