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No Surprises Letter: Congress Must Include an End to Surprise Billing in Pandemic Relief

03.19.2020

Families are more vulnerable than usual right now to unexpected health care costs. The No Surprises Coalition sent this letter to Capitol Hill, urging leadership to act now and include surprise billing legislation as part of the next pandemic relief package. As Congress consider solutions that will lower barriers to access to health care and those to mitigate the economic impact of the looming recession due to the massive disruption caused by the pandemic, we urge Congress to include an end to surprise bills to ensure that families are not faced with further financial burdens and can prioritize seeking necessary care at this critical time.

This letter is signed by:

  • Families USA Action
  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
  • American Kidney Fund
  • Americans for Financial Reform
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • Community Catalyst
  • Consumer Reports
  • Doctors for America
  • Health Access California
  • Health Care for America Now (HCAN)
  • Indivisible
  • MomsRising
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  • National Consumers League
  • National Partnership for Women & Families
  • Public Citizen
  • Voices for Progress
  • Young Invincibles