Insurance companies are attempting an end-run around the legislative process by trying to influence President Joe Biden’s U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Passing the No Surprises Act was the first step toward ending surprise medical billing. The next step involves establishing a set of rules to govern the implementation and enforcement of the law.
About a week ago, one of the country’s largest health insurance companies sent a signal flare that should catch the attention of every doctor, patient and lawmaker in America.
Floridians need Congress to act on surprise medical billing, an issue that creates unnecessary financial burdens and emotional distress for patients and their families.