E&C Leaders Express Interest In Adding Arbitration To Surprise Billing Fix

By Ariel Cohen / July 11, 2019 at 6:21 PM
House Energy & Commerce health subcommittee Chairwoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) said she is interested in adding an arbitration backstop to surprise billing legislation the panel unanimously advanced Thursday (July 11), but committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) seemed more hesitant. On Thursday (July 11), the subcommittee marked up Pallone and ranking Republican Greg Walden’s (OR) No Surprises Act, H.R. 3630 , which ties out-of-network payment rates to the median in-network rate for the geographic area in which the service took place...

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