Joint Employer Letter on No Surprises Act Interim Final Rule – 12/6/21

Organizations representing many of the nation’s largest employers and health care purchasers issued a letter regarding CMS-2021-0156, the second interim final rule (IFR), implementing the No Surprises Act, banning surprise medical billing. Together, they expressed unified and enthusiastic support for the rule and, in particular, its provisions regarding how the independent dispute resolution (IDR) entity is to choose an out-of-network payment amount in settling surprise medical bill claims.