Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 10/09/2019

BCBSA Unwilling To Discuss Arbitration Compromise For Surprise Billing

By Ariel Cohen / October 4, 2019 at 3:20 PM
Updated Story As Congress scrambles to pass a surprise billing fix before the end of the year, insurers are unwilling to consider a compromise on any solution that includes arbitration, senior officials at Blue Cross Blue Shield Association said. BCBSA Senior Vice President at the Office of Policy and Representation Justine Handelman and Vice President of Legislative and Regulatory Policy Kris Haltmeyer, one of the major insurers lobbying on Congress’ surprise billing legislation, would not directly answer...

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