• New York “Surprise Bill” Affects Health Care Providers
  • April 20, 2015
  • Law Firm: Underberg Kessler LLP - Rochester Office
  • Have you heard? A New York State law regarding surprise billings from medical providers becomes effective April 1, 2015. The general purpose of the law is to address persistent consumer complaints regarding unanticipated bills from out-of-network health care providers. As such, large portions of this law affect health insurance plans and hospitals. This Alert focuses on the law as it affects health care professionals (physicians, dentists, psychologists and other health professionals who are licensed under Article Eight of the New York Education Law), group practices of health care professionals, New York licensed diagnostic and treatment centers and Federal health care centers serving medically underserved populations (each, a Provider).