By Jacqueline LaPointe
January 13, 2021 - An out-of-network surprise billing solution ...
Surprise Billing Arbitration Favors Providers, But Rates Are High – RevCycleIntelligence.com
By Jacqueline LaPointe January 13, 2021 - An out-of-network surprise billing solution in New Jersey favors providers, paying them significantly more than in-network prices for the set of services in dispute, according to a new Health Affairs study. New Jersey implemented a final-offer arbitration system to resolve payment disputes between payers and out-of-network providers arising from surprise medical bills. In the arbitration system, a third-party entity selects either the payer’s or the provider’s final offer and cannot choose a different amount