Maine Surprise Bill Independent Dispute Resolution
MAXIMUS Federal is an approved entity for providing independent dispute resolution services for Maine 2019 Public Law, chapter 668, An Act to Protect Consumers from Surprise Emergency Medical Bills. Maine law allows for independent dispute resolution of a bill for covered emergency services rendered by an out-of-network medical service provider. The law’s protections apply to bills for such emergency medical services received on or after October 1, 2020. The law calls for arbitrators to preside over disputes between eligible patients, health care providers/facilities, and carriers.