ICYMI: Lawsuits Continue to Target the No Surprises Act

In repeated efforts to weaken provisions of the No Surprises Act, certain provider groups are joining forces to support the most recent Texas Medical Association lawsuit that, if successful, is likely to result in higher health care costs for consumers. As too many...

ICYMI: Private Equity Takes on a New Lobbying Effort

A group of private equity-backed physician staffing companies have created an undercover lobbying group focused on surprise medical billing. According to STAT News, the group “Americans for Fair Healthcare” has formed an “under the radar coalition” that will lobby on...

ICYMI: Private Equity Cashes in on Routine Births

Harmful surprise billing practices exacerbated by private equity involvement in health care were recently highlighted by Fortune and Kaiser Health News. Patient Elizabeth Huffner was expecting and past her due date, so when she went into labor and headed to the...

CASMB Statement on New TMA Lawsuit

Washington, D.C. – The Coalition Against Surprise Medical Billing issued the following statement in response to the latest September 22, 2022, lawsuit filed by the Texas Medical Association challenging portions of the final rule issued on the No Surprises Act: “We are...