House Panel Debates AHPs, Stop-Loss To Lower Small Biz Costs

By Amy Lotven / May 9, 2023 at 1:09 PM
Lawmakers and stakeholders butted heads over proposals that would expand small business’ opportunities to join association health plans and ensure they can purchase stop-loss insurance, and would let employers buy stand-alone telehealth coverage, but all participants at a recent House Education & the Workforce subcommittee hearing voiced support for policies that would ensure providers do not add hospital fees or higher charges when billing for services that were conducted in a physician’s office. The issues came up at an April...

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