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House OKs plan to limit 'surprise billing' for medical emergencies
Mar 6, 2017 - The Salt Lake Tribune

A bill seeking to limit "surprise billing" for medical emergencies advanced to the Senate on Monday.

The House passed HB395 on a 39-34 vote to stop hospitals and doctors from charging the difference between what insurance companies are required to pay for emergency care under federal law, and what the hospital and doctors want.

In earlier committee testimony, Kalee Allred testified that as her husband was flown to Intermountain Hospital after an accident, she phoned her insurance com

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