AHA, health organizations agree with the Committee’s goal, outlined in the Lower Health Care Costs Act (S.1895), to give America’s families needed protection from the problem of “surprise medical bills” that result from unexpected gaps in coverage or medical emergencies. However, have serious concerns about the legislative provision that sets a benchmark rate in statute for the out-of-network payments, as well as provisions that seek to change privately negotiated contracting arrangements between hospitals and insurance companies.
AHA Comments on Provisions of the Reauthorizing and Extending America’s Community Health (REACH) Act
AHA comments on provisions of the Reauthorizing and Extending America’s Community Health (REACH) Act.
The House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee this week is expected to mark up the No Surprises Act – draft bipartisan legislation focused on
Leaders of the House Energy…
The House Energy and Commerce Committee in May put forward discussion draft legislation, The No Surprises Act, to prevent surprise medical bills.
Overall Talking Points on Surprise Billing Solutions
Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee leaders today released a