The No Surprises Act and Informed Financial Consent

New England Journal of Medicine
October 7, 2021 Vol. 385 No. 15
http://www.nejm.org/toc/nejm/medical-journal

 

The No Surprises Act and Informed Financial Consent B. Richman, M. Hall, and K. Schulman
The No Surprises Act requires out-of-network providers to obtain explicit, informed consent regarding a patient’s payments stemming from a planned episode of care. This policy could not only help stop surprise billing, it could also promote dignity and autonomy for patients.