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Healthcare Reform

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

The Problem with Comparing ER Charges

Emergency physicians charge uninsured or out of network patients as much as four times more than what they are willing to accept in payment from Medicare, according to a recent study from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. But the American College of Emergency Physicians says the study relies on flawed methodology and incorrect assumptions about the cost of emergency care. READ MORE

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