Key clinical point: Bill tackling surprise billing and other issues easily passes HELP Committee.
Major finding: Bill passed by a 20-3 margin, with one Republican and two Democrats voting against it.
Study details: Doctor and hospital groups oppose mechanism employed to halt surprise billing.
Disclosures: Senate HELP Committee, which introduced the bill, makes no disclosures.
S. 1895, the Lower Health Care Costs Act of 2019.