Texas Society of Anesthesiologists

No Surprises Act Resources & Information

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  • Federal Independent Dispute Resolution (IDR) Process Guidance

    • -- For Certified IDR Entities: overview of the IDR process and their responsibilities as part of the process

    • -- For Disputing Parties: a health care provider, facility, or provider of air ambulance services, and a plan, issuer, or carrier are the “disputing parties” to the Federal IDR Process. How disputing parties engage in open negotiation prior to the Federal IDR Process, initiate the Federal IDR Process, select a certified IDR entity, and meet the requirements of the Federal IDR Process.