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Hospitals that fail to comply with federal price transparency rules would face harsher penalties under legislation proposed by U.S. Sen. John Kennedy, R-La.

“Patients deserve to know the true cost of hospital items and services,” he says. “I wrote this bill to protect patients by making hospitals clarify how much a visit might really cost so that patients can make informed choices about their care.”



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