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Senate health committee takes on surprise bills, price transparency in legislative package

Dive Brief: The leaders of the Senate HELP Committee on Thursday proposed a wide-ranging and ambitious package of healthcare bills, including measures addressing surprise medical billing, price transparency, interoperability, drug costs and public health. One bill put forward would require commercial insurers to make claims data and expected out-of-pocket costs available to patients through application… Read More »

Wyden introduces price transparency bill targeting payers

Dive Brief: Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., introduced a bill Wednesday that would require health insurers to tell beneficiaries what the out-of-pocket costs would be for any in-network procedure or prescription drug they seek. The Health Care Price Check Act stipulates that commercial insurers, as well as Medicare plans, provide an online tool… Read More »