Federal Surprise Billing IDR Portal Reopens For Batched Disputes

By Michelle M. Stein / December 15, 2023 at 5:52 PM
The federal independent dispute resolution portal created by the surprise billing law began accepting batched disputes on Dec. 15 after being shut since Aug.3, and CMS has also granted parties additional time to initiate a new dispute or address existing cases. The Texas Medical Association argued before a Texas federal district court that one of the four requirements the administration set for batching claims is too restrictive because it requires items and services to have the same code, and the...

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