Oct 15, 2020
The following guidelines outline how all hospitals and health systems can best serve their patients and communities. They underscore hospitals’ commitment to ensuring that conversations about financial obligations do not impede care, while recognizing that determinations around financial assistance…
Feb 20, 2019
America’s hospitals and health systems are committed to protecting patients from “surprise bills” and support a federal legislative solution to do so. These types of bills may occur when a patient receives care from an out-of-network provider or when their health plan fails to pay for covered…
Feb 20, 2019
Surprise bills can cause patients stress and financial burden at a time of particular vulnerability: when they are in need of medical care. Patients are at risk of incurring such bills during emergencies, as well as when they schedule care at an in-network facility without knowing the network…
Jul 27, 2021
This webinar focuses on the regulations pertaining to the ban on balance billing in certain out-of-network scenarios, the process providers may use to obtain patient consent to balance bill, and the calculation of the qualifying payment amount, among other provisions.
Jul 19, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will host a national stakeholders call July 22 at 3:30 p.m. ET on the interim final rule, Surprise Billing Part 1, that implements aspects of the No Surprises Act that bans balance billing in certain out-of-network scenarios.
Jul 16, 2021
The departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and Treasury, along with the Office of Personnel Management, July 1 released “Part 1” of regulations implementing the No Surprises Act.
Jul 2, 2021
The Office of Personnel Management, along with the departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and Treasury July 1 released “Part 1” of regulations implementing the No Surprises Act.
Jul 1, 2021
The departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury released “Part 1” of regulations implementing the No Surprises Act.
Jun 25, 2021
At a Glance The Issue: On Dec. 27, 2020, the No Surprises Act was signed into law as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (H.R. 133; Division BB – Private Health Insurance and Public Health Provisions). The No Surprises Act addresses surprise medical billing at the federal level…
Jun 17, 2021
Lawmakers Urge Regulators to Implement No Surprises Act Dispute Resolution as Intended.