Private-Equity Firms Squeeze Hospital Patients for Profits

May 2020
Emily Paffhausen

Surprise billing has been on the rise since early 2010. When patients began inquiring about their bills, they were told one or more of the doctors on their service was not covered by their insurance. In a recent article, The New Yorker connects the bulk of surprise billing to private equity firms who have been buying large physician groups around the country. 

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