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Trump’s transparency executive order leaves details to HHS, CMS
Modern Healthcare

President Donald Trump signed his highly anticipated executive order on hospital and insurer price transparency Monday afternoon, but the language leaves wiggle-room for the agencies to decide what insurers and hospitals will have to disclose.

A senior administration official told reporters Monday morning that the CMS will decide via rulemaking whether hospitals and insurers will need to publish individual rates or whether they can keep their pricing information more general and publish only aggregate rates.