One of the most important pieces of health care legislation was signed into law last December. The No Surprises Act was designed to protect consumers from surprise medical bills, those medical bills that come unexpectedly and often with high price tags. But heading into 2022, hospitals and insurers are still trying to determine how to implement the legislation’s requirements. So what’s at stake with the legislation? And how does it affect patients, hospitals and insurers?
Michael Wentzien of Naviguard and Lisa McDonnel of UnitedHealthcare explain in this week’s episode.