health care costs

Rep. Adam Holmes (R-Nashport, center) talks about his "surprise billing" bill along with Reps. Jim Butler (R-Oakwood. left), Jay Edwards (R-Nelsonville) and Sara Carruthers (R-Hamilton).
Karen Kasler

Several Ohio House Republicans are backing a bill that they say provides options to avoid "surprise billing", when patients get unexpected big invoices from out of network providers after visiting an in-network hospital or health care facility.

Capital University student Kathryn Poe, who is diabetic after a bone marrow transplant to deal with a life threatening illness, talked about her concerns about the costs of medical care at a press conference with UHCAN, which released the Altarum survey.
Karen Kasler

A group that supports single-payer health care is highlighting a study that shows Ohioans are very worried about paying medical costs, and are taking dangerous steps because of it.