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District Court Vacates Portions of the Surprise Medical Billing Rule

On February 24, District Judge Jeremy D. Kernodle of the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Texas granted summary judgement in favor of Texas Medical Association. The plaintiffs successfully argued that provisions of the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury (the “Departments”) Interim Rule (“Rule”), pursuant to the No Surprises

Florida Specified State Law Under the No Surprises Act

CMS confirms Florida’s emergency services statutes and regulations are specified state laws for purposes of out-of-network reimbursement rates and the federal independent dispute resolution (“IDR”) process. Effective January 1, 2022, the No Surprises Act (“NSA”) was designed to protect patients from surprise medical bills for certain services. While components of the NSA and certain state