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Healthcare groups react to House surprise billing proposal

By Admin | May 30, 2019

The outline of a forthcoming House proposal to end surprise medical bills has drawn mixed reactions from healthcare groups.

Here are four:

1. American Medical Association President-elect Patrice A. Harris, MD:

"The American Medical Association commends Reps. Raul Ruiz, MD, Phil Roe, MD, and the other co-sponsors of the Protecting People from Surprise Medical Bills Act for their efforts to address the impact that unanticipated medical bills can have on families. The outline released today represents a common-sense approach that protects patients from out-of-network bills that their insurance companies won't pay while providing for a fair process to resolve disputes between physicians and hospitals and insurers.  We look forward to working with these members as further details emerge."

For more information on this story, please read, Healthcare groups react to House surprise billing proposal, by Becker's Hospital CFO Report. 

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