Federal Health Policy Update for November 30

The following is the latest health policy news from the federal government for November 17-30.  Some of the language used below is taken directly from government documents. No Surprises Act CMS has released two new FAQs to provide guidance in advance of the Independent Dispute Resolution portal reopening for batched disputes and air ambulance disputes; that service remains temporarily suspended.  These FAQs together explain how certified IDR entities may determine whether a dispute is appropriately batched in light of recent court rulings; provide information about policy for extending existing IDR deadlines once the federal IDR portal reopens to all batched [...]