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"Surprise" Gaps in Health Insurance Coverage Need Solutions

Mar 01, 2017 - PR Newswire

"Insurance companies have been taking gross advantage of patients and emergency medical providers for years and with greater frequency since the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, by raising deductibles and arbitrarily slashing payments to physicians by as much as 70 percent. They are able to do so because the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) requires 100 percent of emergency patients be seen, regardless of insurance or ability to pay," wrote Rebecca P...