NewsLocal News

Actions

State lawmakers discuss eliminating surprise medical billing

Posted at 8:48 PM, Jan 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-13 21:48:27-05

Several state lawmakers commented Monday on the ongoing talk about eliminating surprise medical billing in Oklahoma.

State representative Marcus McEntire of Duncan says surprise bills happen when a patient receives care from an out-of-network physician in an in-network hospital.

During negotiations about surprise billing between lawmakers, the Oklahoma Insurance Department, health care providers and health insurers, neither consensus nor a compromise could be reached before the session ended.

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

Download our free app for Apple and Android and Kindle devices.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts.

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook