On February 16, 2024, the Departments announced that all currently applicable extensions will end on March 14, 2024 and clarified that, effective March 14, 2024, initiating parties who submitted a batched dispute before August 3, 2023, and received notification from a certified IDR entity that the dispute was improperly batched will have the standard 4-business-day period to resubmit, instead of the existing 10-business days outlined in Q3 of the Batching and Air Ambulance FAQs. Parties will still receive one opportunity to resubmit improperly batched disputes.
Ending Surprise Medical Bills
Learn how providers, facilities, plans and issuers can comply with surprise billing protections and resolve out-of-network payment disputes
Learn about out-of-network payment disputes between providers and health plans and how to start the independent dispute resolution (IDR) process, apply to become a certified independent dispute resolution entity, or submit a petition on an applicant or to revoke certification of a current IDR entity.