Effective for dates-of-service beginning Jan. 1, 2022

You have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate”
explaining how much your medical care
will cost

Under the law, health care providers need to give patients who don’t have
insurance or who are not using insurance
an estimate of the bill for medical
items and services

You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate for the total
expected cost of any non
emergency items or services. This includes
related costs like medical tests, prescription drugs, equipment, and
hospital fees

Make sure your health care provider gives you a Good Faith Estimate
in writing at least 1 business day before your medical service or item
You can also ask your health care provider, and any other provider you
, for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule an item or

If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith
, you can dispute the bill.

Make sure to save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate.
For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate, visit
www.cms.gov/nosurprises or call (541) 266-1703