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Out-of-grid emergency payments were twice the baseline

Out-of-grid emergency payments were twice the baseline

In a new study that sheds light on “surprise billing,” researchers found that insurers paid out-of-network reimbursements in emergency medicine that were about double in-network median rates. Self-funded insurers coughed up more money than fully insured insurers, suggesting they were more willing to cut fees paid by insured patients. Overall, “insurers were allowing much higher …

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