On behalf of our member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, we are fully committed to protecting patients from “surprise medical bills” that result from unexpected gaps in coverage or medical emergencies. We agree with the Committee’s goal, outlined in its summary of the “No Surprises Act,” that America’s families need relief from this problem and we welcome the opportunity to share our comments regarding the Committee’s discussion draft.
AHA testimony before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on the Lower Health Care Costs Act.
AHA provides specific feedback to the Senate Bipartisan Working Group on the Stopping the Outrageous Practice (STOP) of Surprise Bills Act of 2019 (S. 1531).
Recently, a number of proposals have been introduced in Congress to address surprise medical billing.
This chart provides an in-depth comparison of the major provisions of three bills pending before Congress.
A quick look at the state of play on surprise billing legislation moving through Congress,.
AHA talking points on surprise medical billing and the major provisions of three bills pending before Congress.