10.16.20

Appeals Court Skeptical of AHA in Lawsuit Over HHS Price Transparency Rule

Source: FierceHealthcare

A trio of appellate judges was very skeptical of the hospital industry’s arguments that a controversial price transparency rule set to go into effect in January should be struck down, according to a  FierceHealthcare report.

The skepticism among the three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit could foreshadow a major setback for the insurance and hospital industry’s bid to derail a rule that requires facilities to post payer-negotiated rates by Jan. 1. The American Hospital Association (AHA), which sued to strike down the rule, was appealing a lower court’s ruling that upheld the controversial rule from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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