is a reporting fellow at The Texas Tribune, where she covers health and human services issues. She is a junior at Northwestern University, where she studies journalism and sociology. Elizabeth previously served as the Summer Editor in Chief and Campus Editor for The Daily Northwestern, where she covered local and campus news. If she's not in the newsroom, then she's enjoying the outdoors or searching for the perfect mac and cheese.
Surprise medical bills happen when out-of-network health care providers and insurance companies can’t agree on the price of a medical treatment, leaving the patient to pick up the amount insurance won’t pay.