Biden faces health industry fight over new ‘surprise’ billing ban

A lobbying onslaught from the health care industry nearly stopped Congress from passing a nationwide ban on “surprise” medical bills last year. Now, the same powerful groups are racing to sway federal agencies tasked with making the new law work — with billions of dollars and promised patient protections on the line.Politico, Read More.

Medicaid expansion coming to Mississippi?

A non-profit has filed paperwork to start a ballot initiative to allow Mississippi voters to decide on Medicaid expansion.Dr. Jeffrey Ross thinks that’s a good idea. Chief Medical Officer of King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven, Ross said it would be a benefit to both the state government and its citizens. KDMC CEO Alvin Hoover agrees. Hoover explains it as a $10 deal.The Daily Leader, Read More.

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