SHRM  |  October 6, 2021

”Each step in this process requires the parties to provide written notice to the other party or the federal government,” wrote Katie Keith, a former research professor at Georgetown University’s Center on Health Insurance Reforms and a contributor to the Health Affairs blog. ”To aid the parties in doing so, the agencies created various standard notices,” she explained. ”If a provider wants to initiate the open negotiation period, they must inform the plan or insurer and send written notice within 30 business days of an initial payment or denial of payment.”

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