Testimony Opposing SB 1298: Freestanding ER Arbitration

SB 1264 by Senator Hancock from the 86th legislative session was thoroughly negotiated to create dispute resolution processes for surprise medical bills. Since the inception of SB 1264, the law has resolved more than $1.3 billion in medical billing disputes. TAHP opposes SB 1298 as the legislation goes against a carefully negotiated requirement of the state’s surprise billing law related to good-faith participation.

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