The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will discuss its updated price transparency guidelines for hospitals during a Nov. 13 Open Door Forum. During the call, CMS also will review key provisions from the calendar year 2019 outpatient prospective payment and ambulatory surgical center final rule

CMS updated the price transparency guidelines in the fiscal year 2019 inpatient prospective payment system final rule. Effective Jan. 1, hospitals must make available a list of their current standard charges via the Internet in a machine readable format at least annually. 

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