December 10, 2021
  • The American Hospital Association and the American Medical Association filed a lawsuit against the federal government in an effort to stop part of the surprise billing law from going into effect next month. The groups – along with Renown Health, UMass Memorial Health, and two North Carolina-based doctors – are challenging the Biden administration’s interpretation of how billing disputes between insurers and hospitals will be resolved. According to the New York Times, “If successful, the lawsuit could influence which doctors and hospitals choose to go in network with insurers, and could lead to higher insurance premiums.” (Press release here; Articles here and here)