dark skies over Washington D.C. and capitol building Getting a plan through Congress this monthcould be problematic due to “furious lobbying” and disagreementsamong Republicans. (Photo: Fotolia)

It has bipartisan support. Even the White House is behind it.But although they're agreed that they have to do something, a Senate bill designed totackle the problem of surprise medical bills is spurring some heftydisagreements—among Republicans.

The Wall Street Journal reports that getting a plan through Congressthis month could be problematic, given the “furious lobbying” and“disagreements among Republican lawmakers” that are currentlythreatening the path of the legislation.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.