Will the Federal Ban on Surprise Medical Bills Work?

At the end of 2020, Congress finally passed legislation protecting patients from surprise out-of-network medical bills. We dig into the research to understand what we can expect from this long-awaited policy fix.


Guests:

Sayeh Nikpay, PhD, Tradeoffs Contributing Research Editor; Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota

Benjamin Chartock, Associate Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics; PhD Candidate, Wharton School


Dig deeper into the research discussed in this episode: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/02/25/will-the-federal-ban-on-surprise-medical-bills-work


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