House Hearing Underscores Disagreements Over Surprise Billing Fix

By Amy Lotven
June 17, 2019 at 6:23 PM
The Energy & Commerce health subcommittee's hearing on solutions to end surprise billing, held last Wednesday (June 12), underscored that while policymakers and stakeholders agree patients should be shielded from unexpected medical bills, there are still wide gaps in opinion regarding who should be responsible for the costs. The next hearing on surprise billing will take place in the Senate on Tuesday (June 18), when lawmakers will discuss the Senate health committee’s draft legislation. Hospitals and providers said they should...

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