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Commentary

The No Surprises Act Interim Final Rule: Implications for States

07.2021

This expert perspective summarizes the Interim Final Rule (IFR) of the No Surprises Act, the comprehensive federal law banning balance bills in emergency and certain non-emergency settings. The IFR outlines the basic protections provided by the law; the notice and consent provisions that apply to providers and facilities; the disclosure requirements that apply to insurers, health plans, providers and facilities; and the federal system for receiving complaints.