9 recent stories about surprise medical bills

Here are nine articles that address unexpected medical bills patients receive, commonly called surprise medical bills.

1. Scholars from the American Enterprise Institute and Georgetown Law Center argued that arbitration is not the right solution to surprise medical bills. Read the entire opinion piece here.

2. Colorado lawmakers introduced surprise-billing legislation. Click here for five things to know.

3. Baseball-style arbitration is among the solutions U.S. lawmakers are proposing to prevent surprise medical bills. Read more here.

4. Mississippi legislation designed to help patients avoid surprise medical bills failed to advance. Learn why here.

5. U.S. senators of both parties are seeking information from the healthcare industry about  surprise medical billing. Access the letters sent by lawmakers here.

6. President Donald Trump vowed to end surprise medical bills during a January roundtable at the White House. Read more here.

7. Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak proposed a budget that includes funding for positions to help residents resolve out-of-network emergency room billing issues. Click here to read more.

8. Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler revealed Jan. 22 that he is proposing legislationto prevent patients from receiving surprise medical bills for out-of-network healthcare services. Read more here.

9. Insurance regulators in Texas are facing a backlog of mediation requests from residents concerned with surprise medical bills. Read more here.

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