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Consumers can find charges billed by some out-of-network health care providers exceeding several hundred or several thousand percent of what Medicare would reimburse for the same service in the same area, according to a new report by America’s Health Insurance Plans, or AHIP, the national trade association representing the health insurance industry. 

AHIP declared that protecting consumers from “runaway charges” billed by some out-of-network physicians is “an important policy issue at a time of major economic challenges and a national debate surrounding the affordability of health care.” 

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