Smaller, Independent Physician Practices Urge Congress to Solve Surprise Billing the Right Way

Washington, DC—In a letter sent to Congress today, nearly 900 smaller and independent physician practices across medical specialties outline the potentially devastating unintended consequences that certain legislative proposals to solve surprise bills could have on physicians’ ability to care for patients in our communities. Smaller and independent physician practices are vital to our communities. In addition to employing thousands of people across the country, … Read More

Bipartisan Solution to Surprise Medical Bills Reaches 100 Co-Sponsors

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 17, 2019) — Today, hundreds of thousands of physicians unified under the Out of the Middle Coalition applaud Representatives Raul Ruiz, MD, (D-Calif.) and Phil Roe, MD, (R-Tenn.), for reaching 100 cosponsors on their bipartisan solution to address surprise medical bills. This legislation now has more support than any other pending surprise medical billing legislation in the … Read More

Physicians Strongly Support House Effort to Protect Patients from Surprise Bills

WASHINGTON, DC (June 26, 2019) — Out of the Middle, a coalition of leading health care providers, applauds today’s introduction of the bipartisan Protecting People from Surprise Medical Bills Act. This is the only legislative framework before Congress that takes patients out of the middle of medical billing disputes, continues to ensure patients have access to health care services when … Read More