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COVID-19, surprise billing and the cost of care

May 20th, 2020 / By Steve Delaronde

The fear of expensive medical bills is an ongoing impediment for patients seeking healthcare services and has only been compounded amid the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 18, 2020, the Families […]

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Surprise medical billing legislation: So close in 2019!

January 6th, 2020 / By Steve Delaronde

Patient advocates thought that 2019 might be the year the U.S. Congress passed legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills. A divided Congress came together in an unusual display […]

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Healthcare price transparency in 2020: Is it enough to control prices?

August 7th, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

A proposal was issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on July 29, 2019 stating that hospitals must make public the payer-negotiated price for 300 common shoppable […]

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Be mindful of the patient: Would you want to get an unanticipated bill or unclear diagnosis?

May 13th, 2019 / By Jean Jones, CPC

The Boston Globe is running a series of articles about patients being billed for out-of-network providers in the healthcare setting. The articles detail how patients get hit with a surprise […]