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The Health 202: Trump will call on Congress to protect Americans from surprise medical bills
Washington Post

In an address scheduled shortly before noon today, President Trump will call on Congress to pass legislation protecting Americans from the all-too-common problem of surprise medical bills, incurred after a patient receives care from a doctor who is outside his or her health plan’s network.

The president — who in January directed Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to pursue a fix — is expected to lay out principles he wants upheld in any legislation on surprise billing Congress might consider, lobbyists and advocates confirmed to The Health 202.

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