Independent dispute resolution (IDR) has gained remarkable popularity among healthcare providers since the implementation of the No Surprises Act (NSA). The statistics from the first year of the NSA reveal an unexpectedly high volume of IDR cases—14 times more than initially projected. As of March 31, 2023, IDR entities have issued a substantial 42,158 payment … Inside the Numbers: The Surging Popularity and Impact of IDR under the No Surprises Act
On December 27, 2020, H.R.133 — the FY2021 Omnibus Appropriations Bill — was signed into law. Embedded within the nearly 2,200-page bill was the No Surprises Act, a significant piece of bipartisan legislation designed to protect consumers against the bitter pills that come with surprise medical billing.