Our Take on the No Surprises Act, Transparency in Coverage Rule

An extraordinary transformation in commercial health insurance will begin on January 1 when the federal regulations known as the No Surprises Act and the Transparency in Coverage Rule usher in a new market-driven healthcare system. Many in the health insurance ecosystem view the requirements as hopelessly complex and onerous. Not us. TALON views these mandates …

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TALON To Present Expert Insights On No Surprises Act, Transparency in Coverage Rule Compliance and Safe Harbor. LinkedIn Live Webinar, Thursday, Jan. 20th 2:00 PM EST

Join us on Thursday, January 20th for TALON’s first webinar in our series highlighting how to understand, assess, and prepare for this transformative legislation. TALON will highlight the critical steps to ensure compliance for key commercial health insurance stakeholders; employers and employees; plan advisors and brokers; and third-party administrators, ASOs, and insurance carriers. The webinar …

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TALON Publishes Planning Guide For No Surprises Act, Transparency in Coverage Compliance

Addressing the need for employers, commercial health insurance advisors and brokers, third-party administrators, ASOs and carriers to find clarity and a path forward regarding numerous mandates contained within the No Surprises Act and Transparency in Coverage Rule, TALON has published its Planning Guide, Ensuring Compliance with the No Surprises Act and Transparency in Coverage Rule. …

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Top TPAs Select TALON For Compliance, Safe Harbor and Competitive Advantage In the New Market-Driven Healthcare System

TALON has recently licensed its turn-key solution for federal No Surprises Act and Transparency in Coverage Rule compliance and safe harbor to leading third-party administrators (TPAs).  “These TPAs are poised to not only protect clients against the financial risks of non-compliance, but also to take full advantage of America’s new market-driven healthcare system that begins …

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PATIENT ADVOCATES LICENSES TALON PLATFORM FOR “TRANSPARENCY IN COVERAGE RULE” AND “NO SURPRISES ACT” COMPLIANCE, SAFE HARBOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PATIENT ADVOCATES LICENSES TALON PLATFORM FOR “TRANSPARENCY IN COVERAGE RULE” AND “NO SURPRISES ACT” COMPLIANCE, SAFE HARBOR PORTSMOUTH, N.H., November 22, 2021 –  Healthcare technology firm TALON announced today that Maine-based third-party administrator Patient Advocates, LLC has licensed TALON’s turn-key solution for compliance with the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and No …

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DUNN BENEFITS LICENSES TALON PLATFORM FOR “TRANSPARENCY IN COVERAGE RULE” AND “NO SURPRISES ACT” COMPLIANCE, SAFE HARBOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DUNN BENEFITS LICENSES TALON PLATFORM FOR “TRANSPARENCY IN COVERAGE RULE” AND “NO SURPRISES ACT” COMPLIANCE, SAFE HARBOR PORTSMOUTH, N.H., November 16, 2021 –  Healthcare technology firm TALON announced today that Indiana-based third-party administrator Dunn & Associates Benefits Administrators, Inc. (“Dunn”) has licensed TALON’s turn-key solution to meet compliance with the federal Transparency …

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VARIPRO LICENSES TALON PLATFORM FOR “TRANSPARENCY IN COVERAGE RULE” AND “NO SURPRISES ACT” COMPLIANCE, SAFE HARBOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VARIPRO LICENSES TALON PLATFORM FOR “TRANSPARENCY IN COVERAGE RULE” AND “NO SURPRISES ACT” COMPLIANCE, SAFE HARBOR PORTSMOUTH, N.H., November 10, 2021 – Healthcare technology firm TALON announced today that Michigan-based third party administrator Varipro has licensed TALON’s turn-key solution for compliance with the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule (“Rule”) and No Surprises …

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Consumer Protections are coming to Healthcare

The No Surprises Act prohibits balance billing in the case of surprise medical bills — those for non-emergency services furnished by out-of-network providers during a visit by the patient at an in-network facility — unless the law’s notice and consent requirements are met, according to the Interim Final Rule published earlier this summer. Out-of-network providers …

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Virtual Benefits Administrator and TALON Announce Partnership to Provide Consumers With New Cost Transparency Tools

GERMANTOWN, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Virtual Benefits Administrator (VBA), a leading-edge healthcare software company, and TALON, a transformational healthcare technology company, announced their partnership to help insurers provide cost transparency and price comparison tools for health plan members. VBA Cost Transparency powered by TALON is a comprehensive solution aimed at satisfying the Transparency in Coverage Rule going into …

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Passive Healthcare Consumers = Exploited Healthcare Consumers

I’ve written previously about the blight of complacency that has descended upon employer-sponsored health insurance. Much of the growth of the unsustainable cost-curve experienced by employers and their employees arises from the complacency of benefit advisors, employers, and their employees. Employee benefit costs—namely, healthcare—appear as the second largest expense item for many employers.   Yet benefit …

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