it's not just politicians andpatients: Out-of-network doctors, insurance companies and hospitalgroups say they want the problem for consumers fixed, too. (Photo:Shutterstock)

President Donald Trump called on Republicans and Democrats topass legislation this year to end surprise medical bills, inremarks made in the White House's Roosevelt Room on Thursday.“We're determined to end surprise medical billing for Americanpatients,” Trump said.

Bills like those have been featured in the NPR-Kaiser HealthNews series launched in February 2018. Two patients whose medicalbills were part of the series attended the event.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO, part of your ALM digital membership.

  • Critical BenefitsPRO information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and events
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.