by HCP Live
Albert Chan, MD, MS
In November, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized rules requiring hospitals to make their standard charges available online upon request. The implementation of the rule is still a year away—and possibly longer as hospital groups have filed lawsuits against the administration to block parts of the rules. However, healthcare organizations across the country are understandably watching closely to see what the potential impacts will be on them and their patients.