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1 in 5 Americans received surprise bills despite law, many lack health insurance literacy, reports find

Skyrocketing medical bills and a lack of understanding in the healthcare system is putting financial stress on Americans in 2022, several recent reports have found. Despite the No Surprises Act, which protects consumers from surprise billing, many Americans said they’re still receiving unexpected bills, and a low healthcare literacy is making it difficult for them to know how to handle high medical bills, the surveys find.