Tyler, Texas Chamber Against Hospital Pricing Transparency Rules

Plaintiffs Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America (“U.S. Chamber”) and Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce (“Tyler Chamber”) (collectively, “Plaintiffs”), bring this action for declaratory and injunctive relief against the Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Department of Labor, the Employee Benefits Security Administration, the Department of the Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service, and the current heads of those agencies in their official capacities (collectively, “Defendants”), alleging as follows:

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Within two days, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) filed separate lawsuits to challenge the Trump administration’s transparency rule for health insurers. Under this rule, group health plans and health insurers must disclose certain cost-sharing estimates to enrollees and publicly release negotiated rates for in-network providers, historical out-of-network allowed amounts and billed charges, and drug pricing information.

FULL ARTICLE HERE: Two New Lawsuits Challenge Insurer Transparency Rule | Health Affairs