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Senate health committee takes on surprise bills, price transparency in legislative package

Dive Brief: The leaders of the Senate HELP Committee on Thursday proposed a wide-ranging and ambitious package of healthcare bills, including measures addressing surprise medical billing, price transparency, interoperability, drug costs and public health. One bill put forward would require commercial insurers to make claims data and expected out-of-pocket costs available to patients through application… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On How All These ‘Fetal Heartbeat’ Bills Are Attempts To Ban Abortion; Will The E-Cigarette Industry Step Up To Protect Teens?

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care issues and others. The New York Times: What Happens When Lawmakers Run Out Of Abortion Restrictions To Pass  Lost in the anxiety this year over the fate of Roe v. Wade is the reality that state legislatures nationwide are already taking steps to effectively ban all abortions.… Read More »