On November 15, APMA submitted comments to HHS, the Department of Labor, and Treasury (collectively, the Departments), and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), in response to its Request for Information (RFI): "Advanced Explanation of Benefits (AEOB) and Good Faith Estimate (GFE) for Covered Individuals." This RFI is a continuation of the Departments' and OPM’s efforts to implement the No Surprises Act. Previously the main focus of operationalization related to uninsured or self-pay individuals.
APMA has significant concerns about the burden these proposals will have on providers if they are implemented without careful thought and input from providers about practical flow and management in their offices. APMA focused its comments on the following recommendations, among others:
To read the comment letter in full, visit www.apma.org/CommentLetters. View all of APMA’s resources related to the No Surprises Act at www.apma.org/SurpriseBilling. If you have questions or concerns, contact the APMA Health Policy and Practice department at firstname.lastname@example.org.