NEW RULES:Bans on balance billing and out-of-network cost-sharing

Effective Jan. 1, 2022, Health Plan commercial members will be protected from balance billing after receiving emergency care and nonemergency care from certain out-of-network providers at in-network facilities. The No Surprises Act, which is included within the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (the CAA), provides the following:

No Surprises Act

On January 1st, 2022, the No Surprises Act went into effect and it provides federal protections for patients from surprise medical bills.

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