Kansas Among Worst States For Surprise Medical Bills. Congress Just Banned Them

Kansas City Star interviews Christopher Garmon
A bill approved by Congress includes arbitration provisions in the event that insurers and providers can’t agree on costs, as well as a 30-day period before arbitration to encourage negotiations. “That’s what should happen. They should get together at a table and figure out what the fair price should be,” said Christopher Garman, an assistant professor of health administration at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Read the full article from The Star. (subscription required)

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Published: Dec 23, 2020

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