Consumers Score Victory with Georgia Provider Directory Legislation Signed into Law

Conor Laing
Assistant Policy Analyst

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
Credit: Georgians for a Healthy Future
Credit: Georgians for a Healthy Future

Georgia SB 302 requires health insurers to keep their provider directories accurate and up-to-date.

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Stories from You: A Frantic Search to Avoid a Surprise Medical Bill

Zoe Harris
Assistant Policy Analyst

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Just last week, Florida joined New York in protecting patients from surprise medical bills. States like California are not far behind. As we work to advance California’s pending legislation, we are gathering stories from Californians about their surprise medical bills. Marilyn’s story of narrowly escaping a surprise medical bill is yet another reminder why these […]

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Media Covers Historic Surprise Medical Billing Law in Florida

Conor Laing
Assistant Policy Analyst

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Please take a moment to read the news coverage and share it on your social networks so we can reach as many Floridians as possible!

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Huge Victory! Florida Governor Enacts Surprise Medical Bill Protection into Law

Daniela Nuñez
Social Media Program Manager

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Today we celebrate a major victory in your campaign to end surprise medical bills!

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Stories from You: Careful Planning and Still a Surprise Medical Bill

Zoe Harris
Assistant Policy Analyst

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Your campaign to end surprise medical bills is gaining momentum in California. California lawmakers have a real opportunity to pass legislation this year that would protect Californians from out-of-network surprise medical bills. AB 533, sponsored by Assembly Member Rob Bonta, would protect consumers from out-of-network surprise bills for scheduled services at in-network healthcare facilities. With California advocates […]

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Consumer Reports covers our fight to end surprise medical bills

Zanira Ghulamhussain
Assistant Outreach Coordinator

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Consumer Reports published an article about our recent victory in Florida, and the movement to end surprise medical bills across the country. Click here to gain tips on how to avoid surprise bills.

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California media covers the battle against surprise medical bills

Conor Laing
Assistant Policy Analyst

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Your fight against surprise medical bills in California has been profiled in several media outlets.

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Stories from You: Adding Insult to Injury

Zanira Ghulamhussain
Assistant Outreach Coordinator

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Consumers Union story sharer, Regina Corris, talked to us about her Surprise Medical Bill Story and the impact it has made on her and her husband financially.

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Consumer advocates relaunch efforts to end surprise bills in California

Conor Laing
Assistant Policy Analyst

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Consumers Union joined other consumer and patient advocates to re-launch our efforts to prevent Californians from facing surprise medical bills.

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Consumers Union fights scary surprise medical bills

Conor Laing
Assistant Policy Analyst

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Consumers Union is pressuring state and federal lawmakers to act to protect consumers from surprise medical bills, and regulators are taking notice.

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