Among several options to end unexpected medical bills, Senate health committee Chair Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said he prefers the "network matching" policy, which would require hospitals to ensure patients only see in-network doctors, noting it is the simplest solution to the problem and saves the most money. Alexander, however, declined to confirm during a panel hearing Tuesday whether this option would end up in the final draft of a health care legislative package that will see a committee vote next week.
Network matching is the simplest way to end surprise bills, Alexander says
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