Rapper Fat Joe says no one is making sure hospitals post their prices. Is that true?
Nobody's enforcing that law,' says Fat Joe in a TV ad about hospital price transparency requirements. KHN fact-checked the claim.
Rapper Fat Joe takes on hospital industry executives in an advertisement, contending that many hospitals are disobeying a law that requires them to publicly post the prices they charge cash-paying patients and insurance companies for every service they offer.
The ad, paid for by a group called Power to the Patients, states, correctly, that hospitals must list their negotiated prices and asserts that the rule helps patients by making it harder for them to be overcharged.... Read more