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Federal Agencies Issue Proposed Rule on Costs of Dispute Resolution for Out-of-Network Services

Regulatory Updates

On September 20th, the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury ("the Departments") issued a proposed rule setting forth an updated fee methodology and new fee rates, established by the No Surprises Act, for participation in the Federal Independent Dispute Resolution (IDR) process for certain IDR-eligible services that are provided to commercially-insured patients when the provider is out-of-network.