To read the full hospital price transparency enforcement update newsletter, visit the CMS newsroom.
The newsletter provides background information on hospital price transparency requirements, as authorized by 2718(d) of the Public Health Service Act.
CMS has three main avenue for monitoring and assessing hospitals noncompliance:
- Evaluating complaints made by the public;
- CMS’s review of individuals’ or entities’ analysis of noncompliance; and
- Internal audits of hospitals’ websites.
Information on Enforcement actions to date are outlined, including an explanation of how CMS is leveraging automation to complete hospital reviews quickly, accurately, and consistently.Last, a complete list of updates to enforcement processes with a Q&A Section.