White House To Congress: Stop Surprise Billing, Ignore Private Equity Ads

By Ariel Cohen / November 27, 2019 at 11:26 AM
The Trump White House is pressing conservative lawmakers to move on surprise billing legislation and ignore outside interest groups’ influence on the debate. White House Domestic Policy Council Director Joe Grogan argued that if Republicans do not end surprise billing quickly by approving the Senate health committee and House Energy & Commerce Committee’s bills, Democrats may gain more support for Medicare for All. “[P]rivate equity is exploiting situations where patients have no meaningful opportunity to choose their provider, then we...

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