Hassan, Cassidy Letter To Admin On Surprise Billing Highlights Rift Over Congressional Intent

By Amy Lotven / May 11, 2021 at 2:52 PM
As the administration moves to implement the surprise billing law, a battle is brewing over how HHS should interpret what factors arbitrators must consider when resolving payment disputes. The fight has already begun: Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) -- and Reps. Larry Bucshon (R-IN) and Raul Ruiz (D-CA) -- told the Biden administration last week that Congress intended all six factors spelled out in the law to be given equal weight, but other sources say that lawmakers...

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