Continue to keep Americans in the dark: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association are suing the federal government to halt a regulation that would force health insurers and employers to reveal the prices of services and drugs!

The healthcare industry claims it is in favor of price transparency, but in reality, the industry has fought hard any attempts to unlock the black box of prices. The regulation in question, finalized last November, requires plans and companies that are self-insured to make prices and out-of-pocket costs available for 500 items by Jan. 1, 2023. That…

DOJ joins lawsuits against Kaiser Permanente affiliates for submitting inaccurate diagnosis codes to the Medicare Advantage Program

Going after Kaiser Permanente, a company that many view as the gold standard for Medicare Advantage, indicates the problem may touch almost every corner of the industry. The lawsuit alleges Kaiser Permanente knowingly made its Medicare Advantage patients look sicker than they were, to obtain more money from the federal government. These allegations, which come…