Stakeholders Encourage Senate To Change Surprise Billing Fix

By Ariel Cohen / June 24, 2019 at 12:37 PM
Ahead of the Senate health committee's mark-up of surprise billing legislation a former GOP solicitor general is questioning the constitutionality of the bill’s benchmark-payment rate policy, and stakeholder groups are urging the committee to change its methodology to a baseball-style arbitration process. On Wednesday (June 26) the Senate health committee will mark up its health care cost-cutting package, which includes a surprise billing fix that sets a benchmark payment rate for out-of-network services at the median in-network rate for that...

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