Private Equity Firms Exploit Patients

Seeking Emergency Care

The growing presence of private equity-backed providers is becoming an all too common influence in the health system – and one of the leading drivers behind egregious surprise medical bills that bankrupt families across the country. Learn more about how private equity firms exploit the market at the expense of patients – and why surprise medical billing reforms need to address the soaring cost of these bills.

Patient Blindsided By $11,000 Surprise Medical Bill

As Congress considers proposals to address surprise medical billing, patients across the country continue to bear the brunt of this growing affordability problem. The latest example: after recovering from a double lung transplant, Tom Saputo was blindsided by an...

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Financial Times: Private equity has inflated US medical bills

Below is an excerpt from the Financial Times.  What has been driving these nasty surprises? Outsourcing is clearly part of it. But that’s hardly new: hospitals have been contracting out specialised services for decades as they strive to save costs. A better place to...

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