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Bipartisan health care bills spearheaded by North Carolina, Virginia members of Congress

BY: - July 12, 2023

WASHINGTON — Top lawmakers on the U.S. House Education and Workforce Committee Tuesday unveiled a bipartisan health care legislative package that would require accurate billing practices by hospitals, price transparency and hidden fee disclosures. Education and Workforce Committee Chair Virginia Foxx said the four bipartisan bills will help increase transparency for patients. “The Committee is […]

Biden Administration moves to tighten hospital price transparency regulations

BY: - July 30, 2021

Democratic and Republican officials agree that hospitals must make "standard charges" easily accessible to consumers For years, North Carolina hospitals hid the prices for their services. Now under a federal rule, they are required to disclose the listed prices and insurance-negotiated rates, but some are doing it slowly and secretly.