Here Is How You Got That Surprise Bill from Your Trip to the ER

Extending Coverage Health Care

Economic Opportunity Institute | August 8, 2018

This post was written by EOI Floyd Jones Fellow Brandon Bannister. Have you ever had a procedure where you figured the cost would be covered by your insurance, then out of nowhere, you ended up with a huge bill for the whole thing? This is called “surprise billing” – or in insurance-company speak – “balanced

Trump Plan Will Increase Washington State Health Care Costs in 2019

Extending Coverage Health Care

Ashley Sutton | July 24, 2018

Last month, Washington State reported that 11 insurers filed 74 health plans for the 2019 state Washington Health Benefit Exchange market. The good news: no counties will be without issuer coverage. The bad news: health insurers proposed a 19 percent increase in insurance premium costs. The rising cost of hea

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