Frederick Geilfuss Discusses Hospitals and Price Transparency Compliance

09 June 2022 Modern Healthcare News

Foley & Lardner LLP Partner Frederick Geilfuss is quoted in a Modern Healthcare article, “Fines kicking in after slow start to hospital transparency rule,” discussing a recent study from the Journal of the American Medical Association finding that fewer than six percent of hospitals obeyed the federal Hospital Price Transparency Rule during the early months of its implementation. 

Geilfuss noted that “larger systems have said the fines for noncompliance are pretty low and the possible impact on competitive harm could be much more significant,” mirroring the data that many health systems were more willing to pay the fine than gather and publish data. He continued, “The sensitivity to what managed care contracts say and what hospitals would potentially have to give up in negotiations is an issue that is completely unknown.”

(Subscription required)

Related Services


Ten Minute Interview: M&A Challenges & Opportunities
23 November 2022
Sujata “Sue” Sachdeva and Koss Corp.
23 November 2022
Cannabis Company Cops to SEC Accounting Fraud Charges
22 November 2022
Legal News: Cannabis Industry
Foley Automotive Report
22 November 2022
Dashboard Insights
CLE Weeks
5-16 December 2022
Milwaukee, WI
Foley Sponsors Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® Program
1 December 2021 - 30 November 2022
Michigan and Northwest Ohio Region
2022 Distressed Investing Conference
28 November 2022
New York, NY
Meet and Greet and Panel Discussion with E. Martin Estrada and Cuauhtemoc Ortega
28 November 2022
Los Angeles, CA