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Calif. Bill Bans Insurance Out-Of-Network Charges At In-Network Hospitals

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Medical patients in California can say goodbye to surprise bills.  Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that prohibits patients from having to pay out-of-network bills when they visit an in-network hospital.  Starting next July, doctors and insurers will have to divvy up those costs, as Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford rerports.

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