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NM Surprise Medical Billing Study Results Released

Santa Fe, NM – The Office of the Superintendent of Insurance (OSI), in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation at the University of New Mexico (RWJF/UNM), released the results of a study today on New Mexicans’ experiences with surprise billing from medical providers. OSI duplicated a study conducted by the Consumer Report National Research Center and asked privately insured New Mexicans about their experiences with obtaining health care from providers inside and outside of their plan’s network. The survey focused on consumers who experienced a medical emergency or major surgery and those who have received surprise bills. OSI received approximately 554 responses to its online questionnaire.

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The full NM Surprise Medical Billing Study report can be found here.