Category: Surprise Bills

Doctors Argue Plans To Remedy Surprise Medical Bills Will ‘Shred’ The Safety Net

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Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News Chances are, you or someone you know has gotten a surprise medical bill. One in six Americans have received these unexpected and often high charges after getting medical care from a doctor or hospital that isn’t in their insurance network. It’s become a hot-button issue in Congress, and high-profile legislation ….  Read More

Surprise Medical Bill Legislation Takes A Step Forward, But Will It Lead To A Step Back?

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The House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday approved its version of legislation to curb surprise medical bills. Though this step was an important advance, there’s still a long way forward before Congress agrees on a legislative solution to this high-profile consumer concern. These bills, the unexpected and often high charges patients face when they get ….  Read More