- Lift restrictions on physician-owned hospitals by repealing the ban on their construction;
- Discourage hospital consolidation by reducing the incentive for mergers, authorizing a 400 percent increase in Federal Trade Commission staff that would be solely dedicated to ensuring that mergers do not increase costs for patients, and providing grants to states that take specific actions to improve hospital competition and do not have any willing provider or certificate of need laws;
- Expand site neutral payments by reducing the cost of outpatient care and reimbursing hospital outpatient departments at the same rate as independent physician services;
- Increase price transparency by requiring hospitals to publish the cost of their 100 most common services.
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