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FAQs About Consolidated Appropriates Act, 2021 Implementation – Good Faith Estimates (GFEs) for Uninsured (or Self-Pay) Individuals – PART 4

Guidance for providers and facilities in the form of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding implementation of Section 112 of Title I (the No Surprises Act (NSA)) of Division BB of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, and implementing regulations published in the Federal Register on October 7, 2021, as part of interim final rules with comment period, titled “Requirements Related to Surprise Billing; Part II.” These FAQs have been prepared by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to address the provision of GFEs for uninsured (or self-pay) individuals, as described in Public Health Service Act (PHS Act) section 2799B-6 and implementing regulations at 45 CFR 149.610.

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: December 27, 2022

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