Texas Set To Implement Tough Surprise Billing Law After Loophole Gets Shot Down
By Admin | December 30, 2019
It appears Texas will get one of the strongest laws in the nation against surprise medical bills after all.
Earlier this year, lawmakers passed legislation to protect people in state-regulated health plans from getting outrageous bills for out-of-network care.
The law, which takes effect Jan. 1, wavered last month when the Texas Medical Board drafted the rules for its implementation. The board, made up of health care providers, tried to get a blanket exception to the law for virtually all nonemergency cases.
For more information please read,Texas Set To Implement Tough Surprise Billing Law After Loophole Gets Shot Down, by NPR.