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Webinar Materials

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January 17, 2024 CMS Hospital Price Transparency Machine-Readable File Template Webinar Materials (PDF)

In this webinar, CMS reviews the 2024 OPPS/ASC machine-readable file accessibility and standardization requirements and demonstrates the required machine -readable templates hospitals must use to make their standard charges as well as the tools and guidance CMS has developed to support hospitals’ implementation. 

Recording and Password for the January 17, 2024 CMS Hospital Price Transparency Machine-Readable File Template Webinar Materials 

URL: https://cms.zoomgov.com/rec/share/WMG8KhItpYMQ6TiceW6qo0wK1VATbkvLPNQQT__R5q61AX6RjjgM3m8AeHqOIahX.9TtGl73cqVazFYPF 

Passcode: MT#1z=6.

Regulations

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CY 2020 Price Transparency Requirements for Hospitals To Make Standard Charges Public

Hospital Price Transparency final rule published 11/27/2019. Effective on 1/1/2021.

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CY 2019 Requirements for Hospitals To Make Public a List of Their Standard Charges

Guidance requiring hospitals to post their chargemaster. Effective until 12/31/2020.

 

Resources

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January 17, 2024 CMS Hospital Price Transparency Machine-Readable File Template Webinar Materials (PDF)

In this webinar, CMS will review the 2024 OPPS/ASC machine-readable file accessibility and standardization requirements and demonstrate the required machine -readable templates hospitals must use to make their standard charges as well as the tools and guidance CMS has developed to support hospitals’ implementation.

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V2.0 CMS Templates and Data Dictionary

Link to the GitHub Repository for CMS Templates and technical instructions.

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Hospital Price Transparency Tools 

Link to webpage of tools to support hospitals in meeting the accessibility and MRF requirements including a MRF File Naming Wizard, a TXT File Generator, and a Validator V2.0 coming in Spring 2024 that tests against the required CMS template and data specifications.

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Hospital Price Transparency TXT File FAQs (PDF)

Hospital Price Transparency TXT File FAQs current as of January 10, 2024.

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Corrective Action Plan Response Sample (XLSX)

Hospital Price Transparency Corrective Action Plan Response Sample

Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

Frequently asked questions about hospital price transparency. Current as of June 27, 2023.

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10 Steps to a Consumer-Friendly Display (PDF)

A step-by-step guide to understand and implement the requirements for the consumer-friendly display of shoppable services.

 

Resources - Prior Versions
 

8 Steps to a Machine-readable File (PDF)

A step-by-step guide to understand and implement the requirements for the machine-readable file of all items and services.

 

Quick Reference Checklist (PDF)

Quick overview to assist your hospital’s review of the Hospital Price Transparency Final Rule.

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