HCCI research Kevin Kennedy was quoted in a Crain's New York Business story on hospital price transparency rules.
From the article: "It was pretty clear that the $300 a day wasn't going to be that much of an incentive for hospitals to comply when you're talking about multi-million- or -billion-dollar businesses," said Kevin Kennedy, a researcher at the Health Care Cost Institute, a D.C.-based nonprofit that studies medical claims data. "I think it's pushing in the right direction, but I'm not sure what the outcome will be."
A federal proposal to increase hospital penalties for violating new price-transparency requirements has reignited the industry's push for more guidance on the data they must disclose.
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