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Unpacking The Executive Order On Health Care Price Transparency And Quality

25 Jun 2019 8:43 AM | AIMHI Admin (Administrator)

HealthAffairs Source Article | Comments courtesy of Matt Zavadsky

Nice summary from the Health Affairs on yesterday’s Executive Order…  Much to unpack in the near future as the rules are proposed….

Unpacking The Executive Order On Health Care Price Transparency And Quality

Katie Keith

JUNE 25, 2019

On January [June] 24, 2019, President Donald Trump issued a highly anticipated executive order on health care price and quality transparency. The White House also posted a fact sheet alongside the order. The goal of the executive order is to help consumers know the prices and quality of a good or service and to make informed decisions about their health care. The executive order is consistent with recent rules to, for instance, require drug manufacturers to disclose list prices in their advertisements or require hospitals to publish list prices on their websites.

Generally speaking, the executive order directs an array of federal agencies to adopt rules, issue guidance, or develop reports with the goal of increasing the transparency of health care price and quality information.

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