The Other No Surprises Act Lawsuits: An Update

In addition to the Texas Medical Association lawsuit, five other lawsuits are pending across the U.S.  We last provided an update in December. The case statuses have changed and more lawsuits have been filed. Here is a short update on each and an introduction to the new lawsuits: Association of Air Medical Services v. U.S. … Continued

The Texas Medical Association Decision: What Happens Next?

On February 23, 2022, Eastern District of Texas Judge Jeremy Kernodle sided with the Texas Medical Association (TMA), a trade association representing more than 55,000 physicians, and decided that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) interim final rule governing the Independent Dispute Resolution (IDR) process conflicted with the No Surprises Act by creating … Continued

Taking Advantage of Pricing Transparency as Healthcare Becomes Increasingly Consumer-Centric

February Wise Healthcare Consumer Month February is recognized as National Wise Health Care Consumer Month, established by the American Institute for Preventive Medicine. By raising awareness and opening dialogue, the Institute intends to make a long-term impact on the way healthcare consumers take personal ownership of their care.    Healthcare Consumerism Healthcare consumerism is a growing … Continued