What is the No Surprises Act?
The No Surprises Act (NSA) is part of the federal Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) signed into law in 2020. The NSA includes patient billing protections effective January 1, 2022. There has been a lot of discussion around the No Surprises Act and how it will impact behavioral health facilities and medical practitioners. The goal of this post is to explain the No Surprises Act in an easily digestible fashion which will help you, the provider, understand its overall impact on your facility and your daily life.