Medical bill The lawsuit also claims that the regulations were issued without proper notice for interested parties to submit comments. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The Texas Medical Association is suing several federal agencies in an effort to stop the implementation of the No Surprises Act, which is scheduled to take effect on January 1. Adam Corley, an emergency room physician in Tyler, Texas, has joined the lawsuit.

The group filed its 35-page complaint last week in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the same branch of the federal court system that ruled the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional in 2018. The primary issue is the independent dispute resolution process that the regulations governing the law put in place.

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