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Rhonda Sandel

CEO, Texas Emergency Care Center

Rhonda Sandel is Chief Executive Officer of Texas Emergency Care Center and president of the National Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers (NAFEC).

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The struggles of negotiating with health insurers in Texas

Insurance carriers driving out high-quality providers with unfair practices does not serve consumers or their communities. It limits access to timely emergency care. Don’t be fooled by the false narrative that freestanding ERs avoid contracting with health plans for financial benefit. Insurance companies should improve their networks and offer fair payment to the freestanding ER industry.