No Surprises Act

A Timeline

In December 2020, Congress passed the No Surprises Act as part of a larger spending and COVID-19 aid package. Throughout 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Department of Labor (DOL) and the US Department of Treasury (USDT) will be deciding on the rules and regulations to implement the No Surprises Act.

 

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Department of Labor (DOL) and the US Department of Treasury (USDT) is often referred to as the “Tri-Departments” are mandated by statute to be the rule making authorities. However, the

Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), a center within HHS, is expected to take a lead role in coordinating the rule and regulation process.

 

Follow the timeline below to see deadlines on key issues and the Departments responsible for deciding on rules and regulations.

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Download a copy of the No Surprises Act Timeline