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October 4, 2019
Benchmarking, Not Arbitration, is the Answer to Surprise Billing.

Congress should pass a benchmarking-based federal surprise billing solution that follows true free market principles instead of an arbitration system favored exclusively by physician groups and private equity firms.

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October 3, 2019
1 in 7 In-Network Admissions End with Surprise Medical Bill

Approximately 14.5 percent of in-network hospital admissions resulted in a surprise medical bill for patients, according to a 2019 report. 

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September 25, 2019
Drug Prices for Seniors Once Again Rose Faster Than Inflation, Report Says 

The retail price of prescription drugs commonly used by older Americans has continued to increased faster than inflation, marking the 12th year in a row that there has been a substantial increase in prices.

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September 25, 2019
A Year After Spinal Surgery, A $94,031 Bill Feels Like A Backbreaker

Liv Cannon of Austin, Texas received a nearly $100,000 medical bill one year after she underwent spinal surgery for a rare spinal condition that she was born with.

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September 18, 2019
Drug Prices Keep Rising Amid Political Pressure, But Not As Fast

Newly published research shows that while the price for the majority of drugs has increased by 32% in the past five years, the prices are increasing at a slower rate, likely due to the increased attention and pressure on drug price hikes. 

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September 18, 2019
First Came Kidney Failure. Then There Was The $540,842 Bill For Dialysis

A Montana man who was newly diagnosed with kidney failure was charged over half-a-million dollars for treatment after being unable to locate an in-network facility.

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