In 2020, President Trump issued an executive order directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services to require “hospitals to publicly post standard charge information, including charges and information based on negotiated rates and for common or shoppable items and services,” in easy-to-understand formats so as to inform patients about actual prices.
The Price Transparency Compliance Index is a joint project of
the Texas Public Policy Foundation and Health Cost Labs.
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