Becerra: HHS Will Have ‘Robust’ Feedback Process On Surprise Billing

By Michelle M. Stein, Amy Lotven / April 15, 2021 at 6:08 PM
HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra assured House appropriators he would seek input from stakeholders before implementing a surprise billing fix, after Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) raised concerns the department could issue an interim final rule to implement the No Surprises Act and skip gathering feedback. Yet Becerra did not unequivocally say the department would use the traditional rulemaking process to implement the law. Separately, CMS Administrator-nominee Chiquita Brooks-LaSure told Senate Finance Committee lawmakers she would work hard to get a rule...

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