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Texas Senate passes legislation to prevent surprise medical bills with arbitration, mediation

Surprise medical bills happen when out-of-network health care providers and insurance companies can’t agree on the price of a medical treatment, leaving the patient to pick up the amount insurance won’t pay.

State Sen. Kelly Hancock, R-North Richland Hills, during a February 21, 2018 Interim Committee on Higher Education Formula Funding.

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Health care Charles Schwertner Donna Campbell Joan Huffman Kelly Hancock Texas Senate