Sticker Shock: Trump Taking Aim at ‘Surprise Medical Bills’

Republican and Democratic lawmakers have been trying to make progress on the topic for months.

  • Published 9 May 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will begin a push Thursday to fight health care sticker shock by limiting "surprise medical bills," the unexpected charges faced by insured patients when a member of a health care team that treated them is considered an out-of-network provider. Senior administration officials told The Associated Press the Republican president will outline principles he can support as part of legislation to limit such billing practices. Republican and Democratic lawmakers have… Read at AP News