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Sen. Lamar Alexander: Lower Health Care Costs Act aims to end surprise billing

By The Tennessean  
   July 16, 2019

One out of five times Americans visit a hospital emergency room, they are surprised several months later to receive a bill that could run into thousands of dollars. Last month, the U.S. Senate health committee by a vote of 20-3 approved legislation to end such surprise billing and to take other steps to reduce the amount of money Americans pay for their health care out of their own pockets.

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