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House Panel Plans New ‘Surprise Billing’ Health Measure: Scott

Jan. 30, 2020, 6:36 PM

House Education and Labor Cmte Chairman Bobby Scott says his panel plans to mark up new legislation in two weeks that deals with unexpected medical costs.

  • Scott in an interview says a new measure will be written as opposed to taking up a bill from the House Energy and Commerce Cmte
  • Scott says his aides are in talks with the Senate Health Cmte for a “bipartisan, bicameral” agreement that could win the support of Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander, who leads the Senate panel and is retiring at end of this year
  • “We’ll name it after him if it gets...

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