Results from state legislation to protect patients from surprise bills
Both California and New York have enacted legislation to protect patients from surprise bills, while still compensating clinicians fairly. California’s law relies on a locally determined benchmark while New York’s law relies on arbitration to resolve payment disputes. See the results.
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- See more of our fact-checked arguments and download an at-a-glance myths vs facts.
- Read more of our recommendations to address surprise bills.
- Read our full statement to the House Energy and Commerce (E&C) Health Subcommittee.
- Read more on how a payment benchmark has positive impacts for network participation.