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Podcast 68: Legislation and Considerations on Surprise Medical Billing


In this episode, Suzanne Spradley and Chase Cannon address the hot issue of surprise medical billing. Suzanne outlines what, exactly, a surprise medical bill is and how common of an issue it is to receive one. Suzanne and Chase then discuss the challenges for patients that receive out-of-network provider services and bills at in-network facilities, followed by Suzanne outlining three different bills that have been discussed by Congress at the federal level to address surprise medical billing, as well as state legislative action. Suzanne and Chase round out the podcast by talking about different approaches in each proposal, and what to expect down the road in 2020 from states and Congress.

Every other week, NFP's legal experts make the subject of compliance personal for a wide audience. By breaking down the daunting details of emerging policies and bridging the gap between legislation and what it means for the listener, Chase Cannon and Suzanne Spradley make compliance issues relatable and relevant. Visit our Soundcloud page every two weeks for the most up-to-date episode.

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