Senior lawmakers of both parties proposed legislation to tackle surprise medical bills, prescription drug costs and uneven vaccination rates.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Patients look to hospital staff to take care of them and help them get better, not to expose them to additional health and financial problems.
By Philip Moeller
Last year, Consumer Reports found 30 percent of Americans with private health insurance have received a surprise bill, where their insurance plan paid less than they expected.
By Elisabeth Ponsot, Daniel Moritz-Rabson
It’s a growing frustration for many Americans: surprisingly high medical bills that they are struggling to pay. In some cases, patients are surprised to learn that they received care from an out-of-network doctor in an in-network hospital, long after an…
By PBS NewsHour
By News Desk
Patients all over the country face "surprise medical bills," which come when their health plans pay less than they expect or when costs unexpectedly occur out-of-network.
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