CMS Special Open Door Forum – A Deep Dive for Providers on Balance Billing Under the No Surprises Act

Date: January 24, 2022

The next CMS Special Open Door Forum will be a deep dive for providers on the balance billing provisions of the No Surprises Act

Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM ET

Please dial-in at least 15 minutes before call start time.

Conference Leaders: Eugene Freund, MD, MSPH and Elyse Mowle, PhD

Please send questions in advance with the Subject Line “Questions for 1/26 Open Door Forum” to CMS may not be able to answer all questions individually but will incorporate them into future communications, FAQs and guidance.

Resources: You can find the slide deck for this talk at:, which is on

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This call will be Conference Call Only.

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  • Reference Conference Passcode: 5109694

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Instant Replay: 1-800-308-7855;

Instant Replay is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 1-800-308-7855 and entering the Conference Passcode beginning 1 hours after the call has ended. The recording is available until January 28, 2022, 11:59PM ET.