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Consumer Reports urges House committee to protect consumers from surprise medical bills

Consumer Reports joined 12 other members of No Surprises: People Against Unfair Medical Bills, who represent patients, consumers, and workers, to thank the House Education and…

February 12, 2020

Press Release

Consumer Reports Calls on Health App Developers to Respect the Privacy Rights of Consumers

Yonkers, NY – Consumer Reports along with 10 organizations issued a letter today urging five reproductive health app developers to respect the privacy rights of…

January 29, 2020

CR and Allied Organizations Send Letter to Reproductive Health Apps About Privacy Practices

A coalition of eleven organizations today sent letters to five reproductive health app makers to urge them to take the lead in improving the privacy…

January 29, 2020

Consumer Reports Joins Coalition to Urge Congress to Pass Surprise Medical Bill Legislation

Consumer Reports co-signed a letter with the No Surprises: People Against Unfair Medical Bills coalition, to offer our strong support for the bipartisan, bicameral compromise…

December 13, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports urges Congress to approve Lower Health Care Costs Act to end surprise medical bills before year’s end

WASHINGTON — Consumer Reports is urging Congress to approve bipartisan legislation to end surprise medical bills — the Lower Health Care Costs Act — this…

December 12, 2019

Surprise Medical Bills

You do the right thing. So should doctors and insurers. It’s sometimes not enough to have good health insurance, pay your monthly premiums, and understand…

November 21, 2019

Letter in support of Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019

SUMMARY: Letter from Consumer Reports to House Judiciary Committee in support of HR 5133, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019.…

November 20, 2019

Consumer Reports Signs Coalition Letter Urging Surprise Medical Bills Protections Before 2020

Surprise medical bills — also known as surprise out-of-network “balance bills”— occur when consumers are charged for care from out-of-network providers that they receive due…

November 12, 2019

Consumer organizations letter to DOT and FAA on passenger emergency evacuation test

SUMMARY: Letter from Consumer Reports and other consumer organizations urging FAA and DOT to conduct its upcoming airline passenger emergency evacuation testing in a way…

October 25, 2019

Protect Consumers from Surprise Medical Bills, Prevent Unsustainable Cost Growth

Surprise medical bills reflect the breakdown of truth, transparency, and fairness in the healthcare system. Patient must be protected from surprise medical bills today and…

September 20, 2019

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