Just the Facts: Where Healthcare Dollars Are Spent
Where healthcare dollars are spent compared with dollars on cancer care, 2018.
In these comments, ACS CAN strongly supports Congress’ and the Administration’s efforts to protect patients from surprise medical bills and we are encouraged by the important steps this interim final rule takes. Specifically, we applaud the Departments’ proposed policies related to:
We also encourage the Departments to go further in protecting patients by taking measures including:
ACS CAN believes the goal of the Departments should be to prevent as many surprise bills as possible from reaching patients or impacting their treatment, and the Departments should assume that the vast majority of individuals who understand their rights under the No Surprises Act will not want to waive them and be charged more for out-of-network care.