Month: July 2019

The Current State of Federal Surprise Medical Billing Legislation

As the statistics demonstrate, surprise medical billing is a big issue in the U.S.: About 1 in 6 Americans are faced with a surprise medical bill each year. 16% of inpatient stays and 18% of emergency visits leave patients with out-of-network charges. 26% of admissions from the emergency room result in a surprise medical bill.[1] … Continued

Senator Cassidy Sits Down With aequum

aequum recently had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Bill Cassidy, a Senator from Louisiana, about his thoughts on the current health care situation in the U.S. Senator Cassidy attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine where he earned an M.D. He specialized in the treatment of diseases of the liver at the Earl K. … Continued