House Committees Advance Bills to Address Surprise Billing House Committees Advance Bills to Address Surprise Billing
Lawmakers considered how to protect insured consumers from unexpectedly high medical bills. A May deadline to pass unrelated health laws serves as Congress'target date to also act on surprise billing.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Out-of-Network Billing Common for Surgery Within Network
TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2020 -- About one in five patients undergoing common elective operations performed with in-network primary surgeons and facilities have an out-of-network bill, according to a study published in the Feb. 11 issue of the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Interventional tPA shows promise for frostbite
Interventional radiology therapies involving the intra-arterial or intravenous...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SIR highlights use of percutaneous ablation for RCC SIR aims for more awareness of interventional radiology Update on interventional radiology coding and billing Interventional radiology procedure tamps obesity SIR: Virtual reality beats fluoroscopy for catheter placement (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

U.S. House releases plan to address surprise medical billing
The U.S. House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee on February 7 released...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Update on 'surprise billing' legislation across the U.S. ACR opposes proposed 'surprise billing' legislation ACR to bring agenda to Capitol Hill Advocacy Day May 22 How patient consumerism affects today's radiology practice How do high-deductible health plans affect radiology? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What the Medicare AUC, CDS mandate means for radiologists
After a long wait, Medicare in January finally started to implement its requirement...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Update on 'surprise billing' legislation across the U.S. How Medicare's final rule for 2020 will affect radiologists First look at new Medicare rules for 2020 Update on interventional radiology coding and billing How radiologists can avoid appropriate use penalties (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Climate Change, Surprise Billing/Insurance Delays to Top TMA Conference
How does climate change threaten the health and survival of humans? Beyond obvious threats like heatstroke, doctors and other scientists suspect climate change factored in the 2012 Dallas epidemic of West Nile encephalitis and the spread of other tropical diseases shared by mosquitos. One physician expert points to climate change as a contributing factor for allergies, asthma, worse COPD conditions, and heart attacks. Physicians will address this timely issue and more during the 2020 Texas Medical Association (TMA) Winter Conference in Austin this week. (Source: TMA News Room)
Source: TMA News Room - January 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Platform automating reimbursements for smaller practices closes $3.7M seed round
Gentem distinguishes its end-to-end billing and revenue cycle platform by offering upfront payments to its clients. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 21, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Coding changes that will impact radiology practices in 2020
With the new year comes the annual revision of Current Procedural Terminology...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Update on 'surprise billing' legislation across the U.S. ACR opposes proposed 'surprise billing' legislation Video from RSNA 2019: Get ready for changes to radiology billing in 2020 SIIM: New reimbursement codes set to advance 3D printing Update on interventional radiology coding and billing (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ACR raises concerns about PA supervision rule changes
The American College of Radiology (ACR) has sent a letter to the U.S. Centers...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR rolls out update to Appropriateness Criteria ACR opposes proposed 'surprise billing' legislation ACR gets grant to measure incidental follow-up rates ACR Data Science Institute posts AI algorithm list ACR DSI releases use cases to speed up AI adoption (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 17, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ACR rolls out update to Appropriateness Criteria
The American College of Radiology (ACR) has added one new topic and revised...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR opposes proposed 'surprise billing' legislation ACR gets grant to measure incidental follow-up rates ACR Data Science Institute posts AI algorithm list ACR launches Champions of Imaging 3.0 contest ASTRO, ACR update RT practice parameters (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Direct Primary Care is Emerging as a New Healthcare Model in the US, But Are Clinical Laboratories Prepared to Bill Patients Directly?
If insurance plans are removed from the billing cycle for primary care, it’s not clear how clinical laboratories will be reimbursed for their services Direct Primary Care (DPC) is gaining popularity in the United States. This emerging movement enables primary care providers to bill patients directly for services rendered, bypassing traditional health plans. On a […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - January 10, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Uncategorized anatomic pathology Blue Lotus Family Medicine Carolyn Engelhard clinical laboratory clinical pathology Comcast concierge medicine Dark Daily dark intelligence group Dark Report Direct Primary Care Direct Primary Care Source Type: news

High-Deductible Plans Jeopardize Financial Health of Patients and Rural Hospitals
High-deductible health insurance plans have become commonplace in rural areas, leaving many patients with the inability to pay for care received at rural hospitals. Includes recommendations to counter high-deductible plans in Colorado, such as encouraging primary care services, simplifying billing, and increasing insurance competition in rural areas. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - January 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Former Clearwater doctor will pay over $100K to resolve fraud allegations, U.S. Attorney's Office says
A former Clearwater anesthesiologist will pay the United States over $100,000 to resolve allegations that she violated the False Claims Act. U.S. Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez's office announced the settlement on Tuesday. Dr. Jayam Krishna Iyer will pay $102,126 to resolve claims related to her guilty plea to criminal health care fraud in 2018, which involved her billing Medicare for office visits when the patient wasn't present and for issuing prescriptions for Schedule II controlled substances,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 7, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Pam Huff Source Type: news

Changes Needed to Address Out - of - Network Billing at Hospitals
Anesthesiologists, pathologists, radiologists, assistant surgeons out of network in about 10 percent of cases (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 28, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Changes Needed to Address Out-of-Network Billing at Hospitals
FRIDAY, Dec. 27, 2019 -- Requiring hospitals to sell a package of facility and physician services would protect patients from out-of-network bills at in-network hospitals, according to a report published online Dec. 16 in Health Affairs. Zack... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Year in Review: A series of crises marred Mount Carmel's big year
Mount Carmel Health System entered 2019 with all expectations of a year of celebration and triumph: Following record financial performance, it was ready to open two hospitals and an ER, and kick off much-needed redevelopment in west Franklinton. And its parent, Michigan-based Trinity Health, won state incentives to add a national customer service and billing center with 450 jobs at Easton. Those milestones were indeed achieved, but they were marred by a series of crises that led to the resignation… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 27, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Year in Review: A series of crises marred Mount Carmel's big year
Mount Carmel Health System entered 2019 with all expectations of a year of celebration and triumph: Following record financial performance, it was ready to open two hospitals and an ER, and kick off much-needed redevelopment in west Franklinton. And its parent, Michigan-based Trinity Health, won state incentives to add a national customer service and billing center with 450 jobs at Easton. Those milestones were indeed achieved, but they were marred by a series of crises that led to the resignation… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Update on 'surprise billing' legislation across the U.S.
In the absence of federal regulation, U.S. states are adopting laws intended...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR opposes proposed 'surprise billing' legislation Video from RSNA 2019: Get ready for changes to radiology billing in 2020 How Medicare's final rule for 2020 will affect radiologists What radiologists need to know about upcoming ICD-10 changes How to protect your practice from missed follow-ups (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 24, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Former CEO sentenced to five years in prison for VA health care fraud
A federal judge in Sacramento sentenced the former CEO of a Sacramento company to five years in prison for health care fraud and wire fraud related to billing Veterans Affairs for work not done. Peter Wong, 61, founder and former CEO of Sunrise Shoes and Pedorthic Service Corp., was sentenced Tuesday by Judge John Mendez of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. A jury trial in May found Wong and co-conspirator Anthony Lazzarino guilty of health care fraud and co nspiracy… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Anderson Source Type: news

Former CEO sentenced to five years in prison for VA health care fraud
A federal judge in Sacramento sentenced the former CEO of a Sacramento company to five years in prison for health care fraud and wire fraud related to billing Veterans Affairs for work not done. Peter Wong, 61, founder and former CEO of Sunrise Shoes and Pedorthic Service Corp., was sentenced Tuesday by Judge John Mendez of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. A jury trial in May found Wong and co-conspirator Anthony Lazzarino guilty of health care fraud and co nspiracy… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 18, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Anderson Source Type: news

Doctors Win Again, in Cautionary Tale for Democrats
Surprise billing legislation suddenly stalls. Like “Medicare for all,” the proposal would have lowered the pay of some physicians. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - December 17, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Law and Legislation Lobbying and Lobbyists Medicare United States Politics and Government Source Type: news

U.S. sues CVS for fraudulently billing Medicare, Medicaid for invalid prescriptions
CVS Health Corp and its Omnicare unit were sued on Tuesday by the U.S. government, which accused them of fraudulently billing Medicare and other programs for drugs for older and disabled people without valid prescriptions. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Congress Likely to Punt Surprise Billing Legislation to 2020 Congress Likely to Punt Surprise Billing Legislation to 2020
But legislators will face continued pressure to pass a law to address cost of out-of-network care. The question remains whether it will hew closer to a California or New York model.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - December 17, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Study exposes surprise billing by hospital physicians
Addressing the issue of out-of-network medical billing could reduce U.S. health spending by 3.4% — $40 billion annually. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - December 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Study exposes surprise billing by hospital physicians
(Yale University) Patients with private health insurance face a serious risk of being treated and billed by an out-of-network doctor when they receive care at in-network hospitals, according to a new study by Yale researchers. Addressing the issue could reduce health spending by 3.4% -- $40 billion annually, the researchers conclude. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Heat or eat? How one energy conservation strategy may hurt vulnerable populations
(Ohio State University) Any economic and conservation benefits associated with time-of-use electricity billing could be achieved at the expense of some of the most vulnerable citizens in our society: people with disabilities and the elderly, new research suggests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ontario's chief coroner reviewing 132 cases where coroners investigated deaths of former patients
Ontario’s Office of the Chief Coroner is reviewing 132 cases in which some of the province’s top-billing coroners investigated the death of a person who they’d treated within five years of their demise. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

ACR opposes proposed 'surprise billing' legislation
The American College of Radiology (ACR) said that it won't be able to support...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR gets grant to measure incidental follow-up rates Stakeholders partner for contrast-enhanced mammo trial ACR Data Science Institute posts AI algorithm list ACR launches Champions of Imaging 3.0 contest ACR to bring agenda to Capitol Hill Advocacy Day May 22 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 11, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Physician-Lawmakers Shape Congress'' Surprise-Billing' Fix Physician-Lawmakers Shape Congress'' Surprise-Billing' Fix
Congress is trying to pass a federal'surprise billing'law by year end.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Ban on Surprise Medical Bills May Pass After All
Congress is close to a deal that would help patients by resolving billing disputes between doctors and insurance companies. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - December 8, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Emergency Medical Treatment Law and Legislation Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Ambulances Source Type: news

Video from RSNA 2019: Impostor syndrome in radiology
CHICAGO - What is impostor syndrome, and how common is it in radiology? Dr. Geraldine...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Video from RSNA 2019: The 4 pillars of enterprise imaging Video from RSNA 2019: Get ready for changes to radiology billing in 2020 Video from RSNA 2019: Gender diversity in radiology Video from RSNA 2019: How to prevent burnout in radiology Video from RSNA 2019: Dr. Paul Chang on AI and radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Video from RSNA 2019: Get ready for changes to radiology billing in 2020
CHICAGO - A host of changes in radiology billing and coding are coming in 2020...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Video from RSNA 2019: How to prevent burnout in radiology Video from RSNA 2019: Reducing radiation dose in medical imaging Video from RSNA 2019: What's happening with MRI safety Video from RSNA 2019: Dr. Paul Chang on AI and radiology What radiologists need to know about upcoming ICD-10 changes (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 4, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

'My biggest fear is people falling through the cracks': Doctors sound alarm about proposed billing changes
The Alberta government has proposed a number of changes that would impact how doctors in Alberta schedule, bill and interact with their patients – and the "severity" of those changes has led many in the profession to speak out. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news

Sutter Health paying total of $45 million to resolve double-billing, kickback lawsuits
Sutter Health will have to pay another $15.1 million to resolve allegations of double-billing and "improper financial arrangements" between its hospitals and several physicians. The Sacramento-based health system will have to pay a total of $45.6 million towards the settlement. That amounts include $15.1 million for conduct in the U.S. Eastern District Court of California and $30.5 million for claims in the U.S. Northern District Court of California. Last Thursday, news arrived that Sutter had… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

Sutter Health paying total of $45 million to resolve double-billing, kickback lawsuits
Sutter Health will have to pay another $15.1 million to resolve allegations of double-billing and "improper financial arrangements" between its hospitals and several physicians. The Sacramento-based health system will have to pay a total of $45.6 million towards the settlement. That amounts include $15.1 million for conduct in the U.S. Eastern District Court of California and $30.5 million for claims in the U.S. Northern District Court of California. Last Thursday, news arrived that Sutter had… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 18, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

White House to Require Hospitals, Insurers to Disclose Actual Healthcare Prices
(WASHINGTON) — New rules from the Trump administration on Friday would require insurers and hospitals to disclose upfront the actual prices for common tests and procedures to promote competition and push down costs. The sweeping changes face stiff pushback from the health care industry and could be challenged in court. Even in an ideal world where information flows freely, patients and their families would have to deal with a learning curve to become comfortable with the intricacies of health care billing. “This shadowy system has to change,” Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said. “The ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR / AP Tags: Uncategorized Healthcare onetime Source Type: news

Franklin health-tech firm gets new majority owner
Relatient Inc. has new owners. Brighton Park Capital has bought a majority stake in the Franklin-based company with an investment of growth capital, according to a news release. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2014, Relatient provides patient and provider messaging services, allows patients to book appointment s online and sends billing and appointment reminders to patients. The product ties into a provider’s existing electronic medical record and is used by small practices and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Class Action Lawsuit Tests Baptist Billing Tactic
A Little Rock firefighter recently scored a legal victory against the state’s largest hospital system over how it bills patients injured by the actions of others. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - November 4, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

VA: Billing and Collection by VA for Medical Care and Services
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released a proposed rule to clarify VA billing practices. Specifically, the proposed rule would amend regulations related to the VA's collection of payment from third-party payers for their treatment of nonservice-connected disabilities. Comments on the proposed rule are due by December 27, 2019. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - October 28, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Physician Documentation And Coding: The Third Rail?
Often too little attention is paid to documentation, coding, and billing in many medical practices. This creates the risk of financial penalty and legal jeopardy. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 24, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jeff Gorke, Contributor Source Type: news

South Florida's highest-paid doctors ranked by Medicare reimbursements (Slideshow)
Dozens of doctors and health clinics in South Florida received over $3 million in Medicare reimbursements in 2017, according to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The most reimbursed provider received over $44 million. Click through the gallery above to see a ranking of the 25 local physicians who received the most in reimbursements for treating Medicare patients in fiscal year 2017. Billing and payments data was provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 18, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

End Surprise Medical Billing, AAFP Tells Lawmakers
Congress must end surprise medical billing -- a practice that harms patients and damages the physician-patient relationship -- the AAFP said in a recent letter to lawmakers. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - October 17, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Federal Advisory Committee Seeks Public Comments on Revising CLIA Regulations, says Keynote Speaker at 13th Annual Lab Quality Confab in Atlanta
At The Dark Report’s annual Lab Quality Confab for clinical laboratory administrators, managers, and quality team members, experts outline how disruption in healthcare requires labs to improve processes and cut costs ATLANTA, Oct. 15, 2019—Clinical laboratory professionals have a chance to advise the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on how the federal […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - October 16, 2019 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Pathology Managed Care Contracts & Payer Reimbursement Management & Operations News From Dark Daily Abbott anatomic pathology CDC centers for disease control Source Type: news

Sanofi opens next-generation biologics plant in Massachusetts
The French drugmaker is billing the feat as its first digitally-enabled, continuous manufacturing facility. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - October 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Column: It's time to stop surprise medical billing (Opinion)
Independent dispute resolution could a good solution for surprise medical billing, according to an Oregon doctor who speaks from experience. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Russo Source Type: news

Column: It's time to stop surprise medical billing (Opinion)
Independent dispute resolution could a good solution for surprise medical billing, according to an Oregon doctor who speaks from experience. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 10, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: David Russo Source Type: news

Seattle VC firm to buy billing services subsidiary for $250M
This company has 2,000 employees. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Gene testing firm gets 25-year ban in $42.6 million kickback settlement
A New Orleans-based genetics testing company and its three principals will pay $42.6 million to resolve charges they defrauded the federal government by paying kickbacks for referrals and billing for medically unnecessary tests, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

In California, a ‘surprise’ billing law is protecting patients and angering doctors
Congressional lawmakers who want to ban surprise medical bills are gravitating toward a California-style approach. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sarah Kliff and Margot Sanger-Katz Source Type: news

In California, a ‘Surprise’ Billing Law Is Protecting Patients and Angering Doctors
The state ’s closely watched law is similar to an approach Congress is considering nationally. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 26, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff and Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care California Law and Legislation Emergency Medical Treatment Doctors Hospitals Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Source Type: news