No Surprises Letter: Congress Should Include Surprise Billing Protections in Pandemic Response

Wednesday, April, 22nd, 2020

Member organizations of No Surprises: People Against Unfair Medical Bills, representing patients, consumers, and workers, sent this letter to policymakers on Capitol Hill, urging them to protect families from further financial uncertainty as they seek health care services by banning surprise out-of-network bills in the next novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response. Ending surprise bills for consumers […]

No Surprises Coalition Letter to Committee Leadership

Wednesday, February, 26th, 2020

Undersigned members of No Surprises: People Against Unfair Medical Bills sent this letter to committee leaders on Capitol Hill who are negotiating a deal to address surprise medical bills. As the committees come together to negotiate a final bill, we urge them to place the needs of families before health care special interest groups and […]

No Surprises Campaign Letter to the Education and Labor and Ways and Means Committees

Tuesday, February, 11th, 2020

Members of the No Surprises: People Against Unfair Medical Bills, sent this letter to Capitol Hill in advance of committee consideration of legislation by the Education and Labor and Ways and Means Committees. No Surprises urges members to advance legislation that finally stops the heinous practice of surprise billing, protects consumers across all health plans and […]

Sign-On Letter to Congress: Pass Surprise Billing Legislation by End of Year

Tuesday, November, 12th, 2019

Members of the No Surprises Campaign were joined by over 50 allied organizations in signing this letter calling on Congress to pass comprehensive legislation to ban surprise billing by the end of the year. No Surprises campaign members who signed the letter include: Families USA, AFSCME, American Kidney Fund, American Medical Student Association, Arthritis Foundation, […]

Consumer Groups Letter on Surprise Bills to House of Representatives

Thursday, September, 26th, 2019

Families USA and 17 other consumer groups sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging passage of surprise bill legislation that fully protects consumers while preventing inflation in health care costs. The letter articulates key principles, including that a payment mechanism between insurers and providers should not be based on or factor in providers’ billed charges. Read […]

Families USA’s Letter to Capitol Hill on Support for Surprise Billing Legislation

Thursday, September, 26th, 2019