ACEP Responds to House Ways and Means Surprise Billing Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) issued the following statement upon the release of the House Ways and Means surprise billing proposal:

“While we await additional details of the surprise billing proposal from House Ways and Means Committee, ACEP is appreciative of the Committee's continued efforts and hopeful the best federal solution to protect patients is near. We look forward to working with Committee members and other members of Congress to pass a balanced and thoughtful approach to stop surprise medical bills.”

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is the national medical society representing emergency medicine. Through continuing education, research, public education, and advocacy, ACEP advances emergency care on behalf of its 40,000 emergency physician members, and the more than 150 million people they treat on an annual basis. For more information, visit and

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