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S. 3318: Transparent Health Care Pricing Act of 2020


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 13, 2020 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3318

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 13, 2020

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A BILL

To promote transparency in health care pricing.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Transparent Health Care Pricing Act of 2020.

2.

Transparency in All Health Care Pricing

(a)

In general

All providers to the public of health care items, products, services, or procedures shall disclose to the public, on a continuous basis, the cash prices for such items, products, services, or procedures in accordance with this section.

(b)

Manner of disclosure

The disclosure required under subsection (a) shall—

(1)

be made in an open and conspicuous manner; and

(2)

be made available at the point of purchase, in print, and on the internet.