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  • Federal agencies issue rule enforcing surprise billing ban

    HHS, along with other federal agencies, have released the first set of regulations that ban surprise billing and out-of-network charges for several types of services. More regulations are expected, especially those pertaining to the independent dispute resolution process that providers and payers will have to undergo if they cannot agree on out-of-network claims payment.

  • New stimulus bill to axe surprise billing practices

    Congress finally reached an agreement on a $900 billion stimulus package, which includes a ban on surprise medical billing. A previous, but very similar version of the bill, raised concerns among providers and payers.