Part B News: David McLean on No Surprises Act & Increased Provider Challenges
A Texas court recently vacated one feature of the independent dispute resolution process outlined in the federal government’s No Surprises Act, a decision that may result in more providers challenging prices named by the government – and cause them to go up.
David McLean, Atlanta-based partner at Hall Booth Smith, noted in a Part B News article that the government has 60 days in which to file a Notice of Appeal: “The government has indicated that it intends to issue its final rule, which could address some of the issues raised in the challenges, in May,” he said. McLean also noted that under current rules, payment disputes “could potentially enter into the independent dispute resolution process as early as April or May.”
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