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Breaking Down The Bipartisan Senate Group’s New Proposal To Address Surprise Billing
Like other recent federal bills (and state laws), the bipartisan Senate legislation protects patients from surprise out-of-network bills through a “billing regulation” approach.
Analyzing the House E&C Committee’s Bipartisan Surprise Out-Of-Network Billing Proposal
The Energy and Commerce draft would eliminate surprise out-of-network billing for both emergency and non-emergency services (with the notable exception of ambulance services) and across different sites of care (e.g., hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), freestanding emergency departments).
The Relationship Between Network Adequacy and Surprise Billing
As policymakers look to address surprise out-of-network billing, network adequacy regulation is raised as a potential solution. Researchers from the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative argue the network adequacy framework is poorly suited to solving this problem.
To Help People with Mental Illness, Keep Them in School
In the struggle to help people with mental illness cope with their affliction, a powerful long term tool has been overlooked: school. Seth Seabury and Thomas Insel write on the importance of education in expanding opportunities for patients with serious mental illness.