As surprise medical bills get a whole lot more attention in the media, Congress seems to be getting serious about cracking down on the practice.
A congressional aide tells me that the House will hold a hearing on the issue on April 2. The hearing is meant to explore the scope of the problem and what types of policy solutions would be best to fix it.
The hearing will be convened by a subcommittee of Education and Labor, which has jurisdiction over some of the key laws that regulate surprise medical bills.
As far as I can tell, this …