In a recent blog post for Part B News, Mena Francis, Esq., Healthcare Counsel at Mandelbaum Barrett PC, explores proposed changes in the No Surprises IDR process. The suggested revisions, such as eased batching provisions, seek to enhance efficiency by enabling multiple related items in a single dispute, ultimately reducing costs and promoting fair payment decisions. The noteworthy introduction of an IDR registry holds the promise of improved information-sharing and clearer differentiation of coverage types. These proposed changes are a beacon of hope for providers skeptical about the IDR process, signaling potential improvements in efficiency and overall effectiveness.

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