Aug 24, 2021

No Surprise Act & Transparency Provision FAQ

On Friday, August 20, the Department of Labor released a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document regarding the No Surprises Act and the transparency provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA). This FAQ provides important delays in the implementation of multiple requirements in these laws and covers the below topics:



Topics Covered

  • Transparency in Coverage Machine Readable Files
  • Price Comparison Tools
  • Transparency in Plan ID Cards
  • Good Faith Estimates
  • Advanced Explanation of Benefits
  • Prohibition on Gag Clauses
  • Provider Directory Information
  • Continuity of Care
  • Grandfathered Health Plans
  • Reporting on Pharmacy Benefits and Drug Costs


To view the complete DOL FAQ document click here.