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Transparency and your Chargemaster: Planning Ahead

October 22, 2019


New Rules, Creating New Demands

Following up on the hospital price transparency rule that went into effect on January 1, 2019, [section 2718(e) of the Public Health Services Act] the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a series of proposed new rules on July 29, 2019. These proposed rules include several new requirements that up the ante on transparency required in the original rule.

Attend this 60-minute free web session to learn what critical actions are needed in anticipation for the proposed rules. View some key steps you might consider in proactive response — not only to the specific changes proposed, but to the business environment, and perhaps more importantly, the consumer response they’re likely to bring about.

Key takeaways from this web session include:

  • A deeper level of granularity in the rules set forth for pricing information.
  • The requirement for a consumer-friendly display of “shoppable services.”
  • The critical need for continuous updates to ensure this information is accurate.