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A new study says patients continue to be routinely blindsided by medical bills for work they were unaware fell outside their insurance coverage.
“The problem occurs when patients seek treatment at healthcare facilities that are officially in their insurance network but receive some of their care from out-of-network doctors and healthcare practitioners,” wrote the study’s author, Wayne Winegarden, who serves as director of Pacific Research Institute’s Center for Medical Economics and Innovation.
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