A Surprise Bill When Patients Least Expect It: Consequences of Providers 'Balance Billing' for In-Network Care

V-BID Center director, A. Mark Fendrick, presented at the Coalition Against Surprise Medical Billing Hill Briefing.  During this event, leading voices in health policy discuss the importance of closing the loopholes that allow out-of-network providers and private equity-backed specialists to ‘balance bill’ patients during in-network care. 

Dr. Fendrick’s presentation, “The Scope of the Problem: Surprise Billing for Screening Colonoscopy”, highlights the prevalence of surprise billing as part of in-network procedures, specifically preventive services / colonoscopies.

His presentation and associated resources are available below.