Surprise Billing Updates and Resources

Over the past year, there has been considerable public and policymaker focus on the issue of surprise medical billing. The AHA supports protecting patients from surprise medical bills and improving patient access to meaningful pricing information. The following resources provide more information on the AHA’s position, including in response to legislative proposals.

Related Resources

Special Bulletin
Member
The Departments of Health, Treasury and Labor (collectively, “the departments”) today opened the federal Independent Dispute Resolution (IDR) portal as…
Letter/Comment
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: Letter with comments to CMS on the burden estimates associated with the delivery of good faith estimates to uninsured and self-pay patients and the patient-…
Special Bulletin
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Advisory
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Special Bulletin
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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A collection of frequently asked questions on the uninsured and self-pay good faith estimates, required as part of the No Surprises Act.