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Price Gouging | Misleading Patients | Surprise Billing
April 22, 2019
It Cost What? Medical Pricing Shrouded In Secrecy, Leaving Patients In The Dark

Six months after the fact, Christine Jaschinski was still fighting a $4,223 charge for seven stitches.

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April 22, 2019
Surprise Billing Legislation Passes Texas Senate With Arbitration Provision

The momentum behind balance billing legislation in Austin is growing, as the Texas Senate has passed SB 1264 29-2 on Tuesday to further prevent surprise billing in Texas.

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April 15, 2019
A Run To A Freestanding Emergency Room Shouldn’t Involve A Game Of Billing Roulette

If you have a sprained wrist or your child has bronchitis, then the facility where you seek treatment can be the difference between receiving a modest bill and a prescription or a surprise bill the size of next month’s mortgage.

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April 15, 2019
Stronger Together: Two Patient Protection Bills Are Merged To End Surprise Medical Billing In Texas

The quest to protect Texans against “shock” medical bills gained momentum Monday.

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April 15, 2019
Patient Protection Against Surprise Billing Moves Forward In Texas Senate

The Texas Senate Committee on Business and Commerce approved a measure Tuesday to protect patients from surprise medical billing.

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April 15, 2019
Lawmakers Must Control Surprise Medical Bills

The Republican-controlled Legislature hasn’t done much to promote better health care in Texas in recent years, but lawmakers are finally acting in this session. Legislation is moving through the House and Senate to control the so-called surprise bills that are harming so many unsuspecting patients.

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