New England Journal of Medicine
October 7, 2021 Vol. 385 No. 15
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.