Lawmakers tackle surprise medical bills Lawmakers tackle surprise medical bills
House Bill 888, introduced by state Rep. Lee Hawkins, R-Gainesville, keeps the issue between insurers and providers. If a patient goes to an in-network... Lawmakers tackle surprise medical bills

House Bill 888, introduced by state Rep. Lee Hawkins, R-Gainesville, keeps the issue between insurers and providers. If a patient goes to an in-network facility, they would be charged the in-network amount, regardless of whether their provider is in-network or out-of-network. It would be up to the insurer and provider to work out the difference, and the bill outlines an arbitration process through the Georgia Insurance Commissioner’s office.

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