JAMA Forum: Surprise, Surprise

Larry Levitt’s February 2016 post explains how “surprise medical bills” — unanticipated charges for out-of-network care – can happen. It describes some state and federal government approaches to the issue, and outlines challenges to protecting consumers. The post is now available at The JAMA Forum.

Other contributions to The JAMA Forum are also available.

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