Draft CBO Score Of Surprise Billing Options: Benchmark Rates Save Most

By Ariel Cohen / June 4, 2019 at 6:07 PM
The Congressional Budget Office’s scoring of the Senate’s options to curb surprise medical bills found the health committee’s proposal to set a benchmark payment rate would save the most money at $25 billion in health savings to the federal government over 10 years, sources familiar with the preliminary scores told Inside Health Policy . The arbitration model floated by the health committee would save $20 billion over 10 years and the committee’s network matching proposal would save the least at...

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