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No Surprises Act may dampen health premium growth: Report

Posted On: Oct. 15, 2021 10:33 AM CST

Implementing the No Surprises Act, the federal government's attempt to cut down on surprise billing practices, could slow the growth of healthcare premiums, according to a Kaiser Health News report cited by Becker’s Hospital Review. Policy experts said the Jan. 1 implementation will "put a thumb on the scale" that will discourage settlements.