HCA hospitals still failing to comply with pricing transparency rules

A new report from Patient Rights Advocate alleges that 45% of hospitals in North Carolina (including Mission) violate the federal regulation pricing rule.

Mission is currently facing two class-action antitrust lawsuits that raise allegations of the company unlawfully operating a monopoly that is raising healthcare prices and  reducing access to care. Related: New report from the NC Treasurer found “Mission raised prices by 10% after HCA took over.”

The federal price transparency rule went into effect two years ago, requiring all U.S. hospitals to provide “clear, accessible pricing information online about the items and services they provide.” 

PRA’s report revealed that zero HCA-owned hospitals were in full compliance with pricing transparency rules.