Will the Federal Ban on Surprise Medical Bills Work?

Will the Federal Ban on Surprise Medical Bills Work?

At the end of 2020, Congress finally passed legislation protecting patients from surprise out-of-network medical bills. We dig into the research to understand what we can expect from this long-awaited policy fix.


Sayeh Nikpay, PhD, Tradeoffs Contributing Research Editor; Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota

Benjamin Chartock, Associate Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics; PhD Candidate, Wharton School

Dig deeper into the research discussed in this episode: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/02/25/will-the-federal-ban-on-surprise-medical-bills-work

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