Connecticut Executive Order Prevents Surprise Billing For COVID-19

By Ariel Cohen / April 7, 2020 at 1:16 PM
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont (D) issued an executive order preventing surprise medical bills for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis. This comes after lawmakers on Capitol Hill tried to get surprise billing protections into the first three coronavirus stimulus bills but failed. The order, issued on Sunday (April 5), places an out-right ban on surprise, out-of-network medical bills and says if a patient receives emergency services from an out-of-network provider, that provider will be paid the in-network rate for that...

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