New Mexico’s Study on Balance Medical Billing Echoes National Concerns

The New Mexico Office of the Superintendent of Insurance (OSI), in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation at the University of New Mexico (RWJF/UNM) recently released a study of New Mexicans’ experiences with surprise billing from medical providers.

The OSI asked privately insured New Mexicans about their experiences obtaining health care from providers inside and outside of their insurance plan’s network. The survey focused on consumers who experienced a medical emergency or major surgery and those who have received surprise bills.

About 554 responses echoed national trends around balance billing:

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