North Carolina Coalition for Fiscal Health Executive Director Michael Kraskin chats about surprise billing with Katherine Restrepo, Director of Health Care Policy at the conservative John Locke Foundation, and Brendan Riley, Health Policy Analyst for the left-leaning North Carolina Justice Center.Read more
A surprise is supposed to be fun, right? Not if it's a surprise bill.
Studies show that 1 out of every 5 visits to the ER includes treatment by an out of network doctor. The result for the patient is an unpleasant and often very large surprise bill.
Have you been the victim of a surprise bill from an out of network doctor? By sharing your story, you could save millions of North Carolinians from the same fate and even help drive legislation to fix a broken system that hurts so many people financially and drives up health care costs for everyone.
Please tell us a little about what happened to you when you received your surprise hospital bill, and how it impacted your life.Share your story
So here’s the thing about in-network hospitals: the doctors inside them aren’t necessarily in-network too. Did you know that? Because as it turns out, a lot of people don’t. And it’s costing them dearly.Read more