Hassan To Bring Victim Of Surprise Medical Bills To State Of The Union

January 31, 2019
Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) hopes to highlight her legislation to curb surprise medical billing by bringing as her guest of honor at the upcoming State of the Union Address a constituent who received an unexpected charge following an in-network emergency room visit. Senate health committee leadership has pegged finding a solution to surprise medical bills a top policy priority for 2019, and in October Hassan released legislation requiring providers and issuers to negotiate over payments for out-of-network services. The bill...

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