Surprise medical bills increase costs for everyone, not just for the people who get them

Surprise medical bills have led to financial pain and suffering on top of whatever ailed a patient in the first place. A recent study shows that the practice drives up costs for everyone.

Loren Adler, Associate Director, USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, University of Southern California • conversation
Oct. 1, 2020 ~10 min

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Surprise medical bills continue during coronavirus time, and Congress still misses major points

When you receive a medical bill you didn't expect – even though you're insured. And it's still happening, even in time of COVID-19.

Barak Richman, Katharine T. Bartlett Professor of Law, Duke University • conversation
May 13, 2020 ~7 min

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