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The Health 202: Senators want surprise medical bills to be negotiated like baseball salaries
Washington Post

President Trump struck a conciliatory tone yesterday as he advocated protecting consumers from surprise medical bills. But differences between the White House and members of Congress over precisely how to do that are already emerging.

The difference is over whether to use a process known as “baseball-style arbitration” to settle billing disputes between insurers and health providers. Senators working on surprise-billing legislation said arbitration is a proven, effective approach, even as White House officials threw cold water on the idea.

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