CMS issues interim final rule to address surprise and balance billing
Will this be the end of out-of-network billing?
By Alan Goforth|July 02, 2021 at 11:04 AM
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The Biden administration on Thursday issued an interim final rule that restricts excessive out-of-pocket costs to consumers from surprise billing and balance billing.
“No patient should forgo care for fear of surprise billing,” HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra said. “Health insurance should offer patients peace of mind that they won’t be saddled with unexpected costs. The Biden-Harris administration remains committed to ensuring transparency and affordable care, and with this rule, Americans will get the assurance of no surprises.”
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