Senate Releases Surprise Billing Legislation With Arbitration

By Ariel Cohen / May 16, 2019 at 6:00 AM
A bipartisan group of senators that has been working on a plan to curb surprise billing released legislation Thursday (May 16) that calls for a baseball-style arbitration process for settling disputes between providers and insurers -- a process opposed by the White House and not included in the recently released House draft legislation . The long-awaited Senate bill , the STOP Surprise Medical Bills Act, was drafted by a bipartisan group of health committee members led by Sens. Bill Cassidy...

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