New Rules Aim for Hospital, Insurer Transparency

The Trump administration on Nov. 15 announced two rules that would require more transparency in hospital pricing and health insurance out-of-pocket costs for enrollees. The final rule on hospital pricing will require hospitals to publish their standard fees both on-demand and online starting Jan. 1, 2021, as well as the rates they negotiate with insurers. [...]

By | 2019-12-04T17:31:53-08:00 December 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Directives Order Price Transparency, FSA Changes

President Trump has issued a multi-faceted executive order to reduce costs and increase pricing transparency in the health care and insurance system. The parts of his order that could affect benefits that are part of employer-sponsored plans include: Helping people with chronic conditions The order directs the Treasury Department to issue guidance that can help [...]

By | 2019-10-29T09:41:39-07:00 October 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments