Key clinical point: CMS proposes complete transparency in hospital prices.
Major finding: Hospitals would be required to make public the list prices, as well as all payer-negotiated prices.
Study details: CMS asserts that the disclosure of pricing data will lead to reduced prices through market competition.
Disclosures: CMS, as issuer of the proposed rule, makes no disclosures.
Proposed rule updating the hospital outpatient prospective payment system for 2020.