The chamber’s lawsuit challenges provisions that require pricing data to be made available in a massive, machine-readable file to allow third parties to develop shopping tools for consumers.

A second national organization has filed a lawsuit challenging parts of the insurer transparency rule issued by the Trump administration last October. The action by the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association on Thursday follows a similar suit by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Fierce HealthCare reported.

Under the rule, private payers are required to provide patients upfront with pricing that has been negotiated with providers, including real-time cost-sharing data. Beginning in 2023, insurers must offer an online tool that provides out-of-pocket cost estimates for 500 of the “most-shoppable” services. By 2024, that platform must extend to all services.

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