As promised, the federal government began levying fines against hospital systems this month for failure to comply with new laws requiring them to publicly release their internal dates on the rates they charge for medical procedures.

But with inflation racing at levels unseen for decades, hospital executives are already claiming their data is out of date. Their costs for everything from new equipment to cafeteria fare are increasing.

Does this mean insurers and plan sponsors that have been awaiting this flood of data will find it essentially obsolete? Will the notoriously close relationship between  insurers and providers be strained as insurers struggle to set reimbursement rates?

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

Already have an account?



Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join now!

  • Unlimited access to - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and
  • Exclusive discounts on and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2022 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.