Insurers Shouldn’t Be the Only Voice in Debate over Surprise Billing Fix

By Leif M. Murphy, TeamHealth President and CEO

October 3, 2019

Physicians and other healthcare providers have voiced their support for legislation to end surprise medical billing, but recent media reports have only highlighted what commercial insurance companies have proposed to fix the issue. Their proposals will threaten emergency care access for patients across the country, particularly those in rural and underserved areas. Both patients and physicians deserve to be involved in the conversation for legislation that ends surprise medical billing while still ensuring patients can access care when they need it. Learn more from Leif Murphy, TeamHealth President and CEO, in Real Clear Health addressing this issue.