Talking Points: What to read before meeting with your legislator.
SURPRISE BILLING ADVOCACY GUIDE
Provided by AAOS. Brief summary on surprise billing. Talking points included. If you don't have much time, this is the one to read.
ONE PAGER SUMMARY OF NY VS. CA LAW
Provided by Physician Advocacy Institute. One page comparing NY and CA Surprise Bill Laws with Pros and Cons of Each.
MEDICAL STATE SOCIETY OF NY LETTER TO U.S. SENATE
Summarizes experiences with N.Y. Surprise Bill Law and how it has worked well for all parties in NY.
CALIFORNIA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION LETTER TO U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Details the failures of benchmarking and California's Surprise Bill Law. List of specific predatory and aggressive behavior of insurance companies to narrow networks and terminate contracts with physicians after benchmarking implemented.