What is the Qualifying Payment Amount and Why is it Important?

Part I of the Requirements Related to Surprise Billing require cost-sharing amounts for emergency services provided at nonparticipating emergency facilities or by nonparticipating providers or non-emergency services provided by nonparticipating providers at participating facilities to be based on the lesser of the billed charge or the Qualifying Payment Amount (QPA) where an All-Payer Model Agreement … Continued

The No Surprises Act: A Litigation Timeline

With the New Year approaching, you may be wondering will the No Surprises Act really go into effect on January 1st (at least the parts that have not already been delayed)? The answer for now is YES. But, with four lawsuits pending in three courts, this could change at a moment’s notice. Here is a … Continued