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Anthem among health insurers refusing to pay ER bills, doctors say

Cloyd had an Anthem Blue Cross PPO health insurance plan and thought she would get charged just a co-pay for her ER visit ... She was responsible for the total ER bill -- $12,596. What Brittany ... read more

More health insurers refusing to pay ER bills

On Aug., 1, 2017, Brittany Cloyd of Frankfort, Kentucky, said she experienced pain “worse than childbirth.” Her mother — who had been to nursing school — drove her to the nearest emergency room. ... read more

The Health 202: Momentum is building in Congress to take on surprise medical bills

Around Capitol Hill, pockets of legislators are partnering on incremental measures aimed at making health care more affordable ... for how insurers and providers should negotiate the such costs. —The ... read more

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Surprise Medical Bills Are a Scam! (Let’s Put a Stop to Them!)

Thus, state laws to protect patients from surprise medical bills does nothing to protect more ... health plans at some standard ratio of what either Medicare pays or what private insurers pay ... read more


Democrats and Republicans come together to end surprise medical bills

Even though there was an emergency room close by she asked to go to Hoag Hospital because she knew her health insurance ... Bill Cassidy has been working on for nearly a year, would have patients ... read more

Senators Release Bipartisan Plan to Lower Health Costs, End Surprise Bills

Related: As ER Wait Times Grow, More Patients ... by the health insurance industry. James Gelfand, senior vice president for health policy for the ERISA Industry Committee, named it specifically as a ... read more

How to avoid surprise medical bills

Insurers and ... pathology claims are more likely to have a surprise bill from in-network hospital visit that includes care provided by an out-of-network provider. Surprise bills are also common after ... read more

Sununu signs bipartisan mental health bill to address ER boarding crisis

It also requires insurers pay up to 21 days of per diem treatment for those stuck in emergency departments to balance costs. And in measures that advocates say will help patients at both ends of the ... read more

Texas on brink of banning surprise medical bills

Landmark Texas legislation to protect unsuspecting patients from surprise medical bills and shield them from disputes between insurers and health care ... from charging emergency room patients any or ... read more

Hassan files bill to stop unexpected medical fees

“The basic concept here is people buy health insurance so they won’t be surprised by their health care bills,” Hassan said. Under the legislation, patients who go to an emergency room for any kind ... ... read more

Some Health Insurers Refusing To Pay ER Bills, Doctors Say

Cloyd had an Anthem Blue Cross PPO health insurance plan and thought she would get charged just a co-pay for her ER visit ... She was responsible for the total ER bill -- $12,596. What Brittany ... read more

Doctors say some health insurers are refusing to pay ER bills, restricting access to medical care

A group of doctors says some insurance companies have instituted policies designed to make their subscribers afraid to go to an emergency room for fear of receiving high bills ... co-pay for the visit ... read more



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