VIDEO - Hospitals to list service costs online January 1st due to new federal rule |


Thursday, December 27, 2018 07:26AM

Hospitals will be required to post the cost of their standard services online, starting January 1, 2019.

The idea behind the policy change is to allow patients the opportunity to compare prices before seeking treatment.

However, some consumer advocates say while the information is beneficial, it's not completely transparent due to insurance price adjustments and other factors.

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