Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, et al.

On January 25, 2022, U.S. Public Interest Research Group filed with U.S. District Court (D.C.) an amicus brief in the case of Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, et al. The brief urges the court to uphold the rules implementing the No Surprises Act which protects insured Americans from surprise out-of-network medical bills. We argue that the rules are designed to protect patients from surprise bills and “heeds Congress’ intent by encouraging health care payers and providers to negotiate, resulting in increased in-network care at more affordable rates for patients and their families.

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On January 25, 2022, U.S. Public Interest Research Group filed with U.S. District Court (D.C.) an amicus brief in the case of Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, et al. The brief urges the court to uphold the rules implementing the No Surprises Act which protects insured Americans from surprise out-of-network medical bills. We argue that the rules are designed to protect patients from surprise bills and “heeds Congress’ intent by encouraging health care payers and providers to negotiate, resulting in increased in-network care at more affordable rates for patients and their families.