Keyword: Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
The chairman of a powerful House committee is working on a compromise to restart momentum on tackling surprise medical bills
While Republicans are blasting Nancy Pelosi's drug plan as socialist, hospitals and insurers are finding a lot to like.
A majority of Americans are fine with a surprise medical bill solution that pays providers less money, a new poll finds.
Provider groups have been lobbying Congress hard this summer to make major changes to legislation to fight surprise billing.
While billing is primarily believed to be a provider-payment issue, a new survey finds that complications are spilling over and affecting payers.
A Senate committee advanced a major legislative package to tackle high drug prices.
The Congressional Budget Office estimates a Senate package tackling surprise billing and drug prices will save the government $7 billion.
Hospitals raised alarms over legislation aimed at tackling surprise billing voted out of committee on Wednesday, saying the measure could result in higher prices and fewer options for patients.
Some senators are calling on HHS officials to slow down the timeline for implementing two new interoperability rules.
Healthcare stakeholders are concerned about an increased burden on providers, the timeline for implementation and risks to patient data privacy.