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Families USA and 10 undersigned organizations Comment On “Federal Independent Dispute Resolution Operations” Proposed Rule

Tue, January, 2nd, 2024

Families USA and ten undersigned organizations submitted comments to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services on their proposed rule regarding Federal Independent Dispute Resolution Operations.

The undersigned organizations support these proposals to provide clarity within the IDR process and maintain the No Surprises Act’s intended purpose of protecting patients from surprise medical bills. The comment letter expands on the following recommendations:

  • Keep the consumer experience centered within implementation and refinement of NSA rulemaking

  • Improve upon cost containment recommendations from the Ground Ambulance Patient Billing Committee

  • Provide or pursue funding for consumer assistance programs to further consumer education regarding patients’ rights under the NSA

Click here to read the Letter.

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