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Zack Cooper

  • Surprise Billing for Out-of-Network Physicians Costs Billions

    After patients are treated at in-network hospitals, they often receive large, unexpected bills from out-of-network doctors. A new study finds that out-of-network charges from anesthesiologists, pathologists, radiologists, and assistant surgeons increase spending by $40 billion annually.

    Illustration of a hospital and a person reading a bill
  • Surprise Bills after ER Visits Are Surprisingly Common

    When patients go to an emergency room within their insurance network, they often get unexpectedly large bills because a treating physician is out of network, Yale research finds.

  • Why Is Healthcare So Expensive?

    Yale’s Zack Cooper discusses new findings on what drives the high costs of healthcare and how to rein them in.