More price controls are the wrong Rx for health care in Colorado

By Colorado State Sen. John Cooke | The Colorado Sun

While impeachment dominates the national news cycle, one policy debate lingers just below the surface: how to deal with “surprise medical bills.”

One proposal would use the heavy hand of government to impose price controls on treatments subject to surprise billing.

Doctors and providers are adamantly opposed, favoring alternative solutions. Over the summer and fall, millions of dollars have been spent on television and radio ads promoting and opposing price controls (otherwise known as “rate-fixing”).

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