Providers Notch Win As Judge Axes Key Pieces Of Surprise Billing Rule

By Amy Lotven / February 24, 2022 at 7:45 PM
Providers notched the first win in the battle over the most controversial piece of the surprise billing rule, with a federal judge agreeing with the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA) charge the Biden administration violated the statute when it directed arbiters to look at the medium in-network rate when resolving disputes. In a ruling late Wednesday, District Judge Jeremy Kernodle also agreed with plaintiffs that the administration failed to give stakeholders an opportunity to comment before the interim rule came out...

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