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Becerra Pressed On Surprise Billing, Short-Term Plans, Medicare

By Amy Lotven / May 12, 2021 at 9:25 PM
Lawmakers from both parties pressed HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra over surprise billing implementation, Medicare policy and non-ACA-compliant plans, including the Trump-era short-term plans and Association Health Plans during a wide-ranging hearing on the department’s fiscal 2022 discretionary budget. The former congressman and California attorney general also assured GOP lawmakers that Medicare for All is not on the agenda. The president has spoken with a clarion voice on this issue. He campaigned on it and everything he’s done so far makes...


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