This study, published in the American Journal of Managed Care, finds policies to address surprise billing could reduce health insurance premiums by 1% to 5%. A press release about the study is available here. We leveraged 2017 commercial claims data from the Health Care Cost Institute, comprising 568.5 million claims from 44.8 million covered lives […]
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