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Out of Network Balance Billing

Indiana Legislates Fewer Surprise Bills for Patients at In-Network Facilities

New regulations intended to reduce out-of-network balance billing, or so-called “surprise billing,” by Indiana physicians are set to take effect July 1, 2020. H.B. 1004 ensures that patients who go to an in-network hospital will not receive surprise bills from out-of-network physicians. As well, the new law requires hospitals and physicians to provide good faith estimates to patients when requested. READ MORE

Surprise Billing, Medicare for All: What’s at Stake for Anesthesiologists

Two issues at the center of the U.S.’s ongoing health debate have drawn the attention of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA): surprise billing and Medicare for All. In both cases, the ASA sees big problems with proposals that tie new policies with existing Medicare payment rates, which for anesthesiologists typically run about a third of what commercial payers pay. READ MORE

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