New York Financial Services Law
Dispute Resolution Process Established
The superintendent shall establish a dispute resolution process by which a dispute for a bill for emergency services or a surprise bill may be resolved. The superintendent shall have the power to grant and revoke certifications of independent dispute resolution entities to conduct the dispute resolution process. The superintendent shall promulgate regulations establishing standards for the dispute resolution process, including a process for certifying and selecting independent dispute resolution entities. An independent dispute resolution entity shall use licensed physicians in active practice in the same or similar specialty as the physician providing the service that is subject to the dispute resolution process of this article. To the extent practicable, the physician shall be licensed in this state.