Out-Of-Network Protection In Emergencies

New protections against big surprise medical bills are starting in New York. Enacted last year, they require insurance payments for out-of-network medical treatment in emergencies, when similar services or specialists are unavailable within the insurer’s network or when care is provided without the patient’s knowledge. “The surprise bill is only in a situation where they couldn’t choose in […]

The Economy Grew Due to Increased Consumer Spending and Investments

The U.S. economy grew at a sizzling 5% annual rate in the July-September period, the fastest in more than a decade, boosted by strength in consumer spending and business investment. The Commerce Department on Tuesday sharply revised up its estimate of third-quarter growth from a previous figure of 3.9%. Much of the strength came from […]