surprise billing

Why hospitals want CMS, FTC to examine two UnitedHealthcare policies

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Two UnitedHealthcare policies have raised several concerns among providers, including that they may display anti-competitive behavior and could block patient access to certain healthcare services. The American Hospital Association is asking the FTC and CMS to review and potentially block these policies.

New stimulus bill to axe surprise billing practices

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Congress finally reached an agreement on a $900 billion stimulus package, which includes a ban on surprise medical billing. A previous, but very similar version of the bill, raised concerns among providers and payers.