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The Battle Behind the Bill: Insurance Companies vs Doctors

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Americans are hit every day with surprise medical bills – those costs you don’t anticipate and your insurance doesn’t cover. And it’s a practice that’s pitted doctors against insurance companies in a fight taking place on Capitol Hill. Rachana Pradhan, health care reporter for Kaiser Health News, joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how doctors are now petitioning Congress to make sure they get paid – and about how insurance companies are defending their billing practices. Her recent story on the topic is headlined “When Your Doctor Is Also a Lobbyist: Inside The War Over Surprise Medical Bills.”