Trump is making health care more affordable

Power LineOne of the rules is the Calendar Year (CY) 2020 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) & Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Price Transparency Requirements for Hospitals to Make Standard Charges Public Final Rule. The second rule is the Transparency in Coverage Proposed Rule. Both the final and proposed rules require that pricing information be made publicly available.

But wait, you say -- how does making pricing information publicly available make health care more affordable?

Competition on price. Doctors can no longer hide their prices from you, or engage in complex negotiations with different insurance companies. This will help patients choose their service providers based on price and value.

This entry was published Thu Mar 19 02:11:54 CDT 2020 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2020-03-19 02:11:54.0. [Tweet]

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