All across the country, big hospital corporations have been buying up small, family-owned doctor’s offices so they can jack up prices, asking patients to pay three… four… five times as much for the exact same care and services.
Take a look at the House Energy & Commerce hearing held on January 31st on the rising costs of health care in the U.S. focused on the critical need for lower costs and more transparency to address our broken system.
Today, big hospital corporations are cornering the market and creating medical monopolies in communities across America, and then increasing prices on families and patients, adding junk fees to medical bills, and charging higher rates for the same services.
Right now, Congress is considering common sense, bipartisan solutions that will protect patients and families and lower health care costs. These policy solutions will:
Hospitals should be places we go when something’s broken, not places we go and come out broke.
Tell Congress they need to support Same Service, Same Price!
This fall, Congress is considering bipartisan solutions to improve health care price transparency and protect families from being charged more for the same service. Explore the latest resources from our campaign and learn more about federal proposals on our resources page.
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