Emergency Physicians Push Insurers To Reform Surprise Billing Practices

By Ariel Cohen / January 28, 2019 at 6:00 PM
The American College of Emergency Physicians is joining the effort to craft legislation that would mitigate so-called surprise billing and is pushing insurers to make more of an effort to cover emergency services and to take responsibility for payments. The group’s proposal drew criticism from the top health insurance lobby, which charged emergency physicians with participating in a blame game rather than focusing on solutions to the issue. In proposed recommendations released Monday (Jan. 28), ACEP suggests requiring insurers and...

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