Leveling the Playing Field for Out-of-Network Providers

Leslie Howard, Esq.

By definition, a “level playing field” is about fairness, a system in which all players abide by the same set of rules. This system requires transparency and consistency of the rules, their definition, and their interpretation. The rules should be outlined in a playbook that all players can access and understand.

Unfortunately, for out-of-network (OON) providers in today’s medical reimbursement world, the field is sorely off balance.

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