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Fixing Out-Of-Network Bills Means Someone Must Pay

A bipartisan group of senators has been working to come up with a plan for the past several months. They said Thursday that they hope to have a bill to the president by July.

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Bills For Specialists, Plastic Surgeons Cause Shock

Bob Ensor didn’t see the boom swinging violently toward him as he cleaned a sailboat in dry dock on a spring day two years ago. But he heard the crack as it hit him in the face.

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Fixing Surprise Medical Bill Problem Shouldn’t Fall To Consumer

One point drew clear agreement Tuesday during a House subcommittee hearing: When it comes to the problem of surprise medical bills, the solution must protect patients, not demand that they be great negotiators.

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Aging Americans Are Using Pot To Soothe What Ails

The group of white-haired folks arrive right on time at the gates of Laguna Woods Village, an upscale retirement community in the picturesque hills that frame this Southern California suburb a few miles from Disneyland.

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Ideas To Curb Surprise Medical Bills has Bipartisan Push

Surrounded by patients who told horror stories of being stuck with hefty bills, President Donald Trump recently waded into a widespread health care problem for which almost everyone is at risk: surprise medical billing.

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Sarah Witter fractured two bones in her lower left leg while skiing in Vermont last February. She ended up having two operations, totaling nearly $100,000 — the second to replace a plate that broke after the first surgery, through no fault of Witter’s. (Matt Baldelli for KHN)

After Her Skiing Accident, An Uphill Battle Over Snowballing Bills

Sarah Witter couldn’t get a break even though her leg had gotten several.

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