888 HAVE SIGNED!

For every 1,000 signatures, NationofChange will send a letter to Congress, asking them to enact legislation that will end unregulated health care pricing.

Did you know that billing rates are not set nor regulated in the health care industry?

Billing is determine on a case by case basis. A simple blood test can range from $10 to $400 at the same lab. Hospitalization can result in a bill that varies by thousands of dollars for the same services.

We are asking Congress to force providers to show transparency and publish legitimate pricing. This allows for health care providers to still set their own rates but prohibits them from charging different rates for different patients.

Hospitals especially are known for overcharging patients – especially those with no insurance. In a recent study it was found that fifty hospitals in the United States were charging uninsured consumers more than 10 times the actual cost of patient care.

We need a system in which the public can search for a medical procedure online and see pricing for all providers in their area. This will save patients thousands of dollars as well as get rid of the “in network” and “out of network” system that causes confusion and costs an enormous amount of money and administrative burden every year.

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Tell Congress to stop unregulated health care pricing, thus allowing for lower health care costs and an end to restrictions on patient choice.




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Petition Text:

This is the petition as it will be sent to the recipients with your signatures attached.

Sincerely yours,

NationofChange and our readers, whose signatures are attached.

RECENT SIGNATURES

Sheila

signed 1 hour ago

Edith

signed 15 hours ago

I was lucky to have lived in Germany, experiencing their health care for all. The Amreican people deserve no less.

Gwen

signed 17 hours ago

Only option that moves forward. one step further $5,000 paid by GOP to any 3d yr med student or group of students who write acceptable plan.

Stephen

signed 18 hours ago

nick

signed 19 hours ago

End the shameful robbing of American citizens, by an out of control health insurance AND health care industry. Disgusting country