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ADVISORY: Economists Appelbaum and Batt Present Research Connecting Private Equity to Surprise Medical Billing

November 14, 2019

Contact: Karen Conner, (202) 293-5380 x117Mail_Outline

November 14, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Friday, November 15, 2019
Contact: Karen Conner, (202) 293-5380 x117, [email protected]

Washington, DC — The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) Co-Director, Eileen Appelbaum, will be a featured presenter at The Hidden Costs of Healthcare, a special two-hour event hosted by the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET). The event draws attention to important, but overlooked, factors contributing to rising health care costs, including groundbreaking research from Appelbaum and Rosemary Batt into the role private equity firms play in surprise medical billing.

The Hidden Costs of Healthcare is presented by INET on Friday, November 15, 2019, from 10 am to Noon at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Details and registration are here.

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