Surprise Billing Round Up

Stakeholders Still Square Off, Lawsuits Continue Over Surprise Billing Rules

By Amy Lotven / December 8, 2021 at 3:17 PM
Stakeholders squared off again over what factors independent dispute resolution panels should consider when they settle payment disputes, as they met this week’s deadline to comment on the administration’s latest, highly controversial regulation implementing the surprise billing law. The law bans balance billing in out-of-network emergency rooms and OON care done at an in-network facility and sets up an independent dispute resolution process to address payment fights starting Jan. 1, 2022, but stakeholders are at odd over the factors that...

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