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Change in Medical Billing Law Lowers Threshold for Patients

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Patients with health insurance can suffer sticker shock when the bill comes from a hospital visit, because even an in-network hospital can contract with out-of-network doctors. But a new state law, which takes effect September 1st, should minimize the impact of so-called “balance billing” on policyholders. Alana Rocha, with our political news partner, The Texas Tribune, explains.

Aired: 08/20/15

Rating: NR

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