Trump order pushes for disclosure of secret health prices

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP signed an executive order that requires HHS to propose a way to make health care providers and insurers give patients an estimate of their out-of-pocket costs ahead of service. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP signed an executive order that requires HHS to propose a way to make health care providers and insurers give patients an estimate of their out-of-pocket costs ahead of service. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER
NEW YORK – President Donald Trump called for hospitals to disclose to patients up front how much they charge for tests, surgeries and other procedures, in an executive order he signed on Monday. The federal regulations Trump is calling for push forward a relatively simple idea: that patients should know how much hospitals charge for…

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