Blue Promise: New Laws Protecting Consumers From Freestanding ERs

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The costly charges associated with freestanding emergency rooms, or FS ERs, have been in the news lately. In response, Texas politicians have passed a variety of bills to help protect people from getting a high FSER bill. Lee Spangler, BCBSTX Vice President of Texas Government Relations, explains the nuances of the new legislation and how it will help consumers. Blue Promise is an online video blog that aims to address complicated health issues with candid conversations from subject matter experts. New editions are published regularly and are hosted by Dr. Dan McCoy, President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

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